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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Thursday July 11, 2019


Roger and Rafa, Edition 40. Just over a month after their last meeting at a major in Paris, Federer and Nadal are set to lock horns in another big battle at Wimbledon. Here’s some numbers to crunch ahead of Friday’s colossal matchup.

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40

Number of lifetime meetings between Federer and Nadal—Nadal holds the lifetime edge of 24-15.

39

Only two other duos have met more than Federer and Nadal (39) in Open Era history. Nadal and Djokovic (54) and Federer and Djokovic (47).

3

Number of times the pair have meet at Wimbledon. Federer and Nadal met in three successive finals between 2006 and 2008 with Federer winning the first two and Nadal taking the last.

2-1

Federer owns a lifetime record of 2-1 against Nadal on grass. They have never played on the surface outside of Wimbledon.

24

Nadal recorded his 24th career victory over Federer at Roland Garros, snapping a five-match losing streak against the Swiss that dated back to 2014.

149

Number of winners that Federer (89) and Nadal (60) struck in their four-hour and 48-minute Wimbledon final in 2008. That final was the longest Wimbledon final on record and it concluded at 9:16 PM. .

76

The number of Grand Slam finals contested by the pair. Federer has 44 and Nadal has 32.

89

Number of combined aces struck by Nadal and Federer at Wimbledon in 2019. Nadal has hit 49, seven more than Federer.

100

Number of Wimbledon wins recorded by Federer (100-12). Federer became the first ATP player to ever record 100 singles victories at a single Slam on Wednesday when he defeated Kei Nishikori. Nadal also reached a milestone at Wimbledon in the second round—the Spaniard recorded his 50th Wimbledon win when he defeated Nick Kyrgios in four sets.

34

Number of times that Federer has successfully served and volleyed at Wimbledon in 2019 (out of 44 attempts). Nadal has successfully served-and-volleyed six times in eight attempts.

12

Nadal and Federer have met 13 times at the Grand Slams, with Nadal leading 10-3.

11-10

Nadal is 11-10 against Federer in tiebreakers, but Federer is 5-1 against Nadal in Wimbledon tiebreakers.

10

Federer and Nadal have played ten semi-finals, with Nadal leading 7-3.

49

Percentage of serve-and-volley points played by Roger Federer in 2003, the year he won his first Wimbledon title. The Swiss won 68 percent of those points (213 of 313). The tournament average for serve-and-volley points played was 25 percent that year.

38

Number of Grand Slam titles won by Federer (20) and Nadal (18) combined.

10

Number of Wimbledon titles won by Nadal (2) and Federer (8) combined.

4

Number of bagel sets that Federer and Nadal have played in their previous 39 meetings, with Federer winning three and Nadal winning one. One of the four bagel sets happened in the first set of the 2006 Wimbledon final, and it went in favor of Federer.

8

Number of Grand Slam titles won by Federer (4) and Nadal (4) since turning 30.

56-19

The combined record of Nadal (26-5) and Federer (30-14) in Grand Slam semi-finals.

3-3

Federer and Nadal have split six five-setters in their history, but Federer has the 3-2 edge in five-setters at the Slams (their other five setter was at Rome in 2006. Federer and Nadal have split their two Wimbledon five-setters.


 

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