French Open: Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer in numbers
World No. 2 Rafael Nadal and World No. 3 Roger Federer resume their epic rivalry against each other at the semi-final of the French Open, let us take a look at the duo's astonishing numbers.
Eternal tennis rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal square off once again as they meet at the semi-final of the French Open 2019. On this occasion, we take a look at some astonishing numbers of the two legends of the game.
Number of Grand Slam wins: Rafael Nadal has won 17 Grand Slams in his career so far, whereas Roger Federer is the all-time topper in this department with 20 Grand Slams.
Head-to-head: Rafael Nadal leads Roger Federer 23-15 overall, in Grand Slam meetings Rafael Nadal leads the Swiss maestro 9-3.
At French Open: Rafael Nadal has won 11 French Open titles, whereas Roger Federer has reached the final of the tournament 5 times but has been able to win only once.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer play the 39th meeting of their historic rivalry in the French Open semi-finals on Friday, with the Swiss great looking to finally beat the 11-time champion for the first time at Roland Garros. The prize for victory will be a final against either Novak Djokovic, looking to hold all four Grand Slam titles at once for the second time, or last year's runner-up Dominic Thiem. It is the first time the top four seeds have all made the semis in Paris since Nadal, Federer, Djokovic and Andy Murray in 2011.
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