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Is Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Era Ended?

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 3:37 am , filed under Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Tennis News by

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are considered as best rivalry in men’s singles on the ATP World Tour from past nine or more years and both the players has played several amazing matches.

17-time Grand slam champion Roger Federer and World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is the only pair to complete six successive calendar years as the top two ranked players on the ATP Tour from 2005 to 2010. Both the players have recorded longest consecutive reign at top two places, where Federer and Nadal have lead rankings table for 211 straight weeks in between July 2005 to August 2009, till Britain star Andy Murray outlasted king of clay for second place.

Both the players have met for 32 times so far in their career and Nadal leads nine-year-old rivalry with a 22–10 head-to-head record. Meanwhile, 2008 Wimbledon Men’s Singles final is recognized as greatest match in tennis history, where Nadal overwhelmed Roger Federer thrilling five set match with a 6–4, 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(8–10), 9–7 in 4 hours and 48 minutes battle ship.

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are the only pair in men’s singles Open Era history to face each other for 4 times in finals at the French Open championship in Roland Garros. Currently, Federer and Nadal have been return back to training session for the upcoming season and both the players are likely to meet in the season’s opening Australian Open Championship.

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