Are Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic the worst rivals in history for Roger Federer? Until a few years ago, Nadal was Federer’s nemesis and was considered his worst nightmare, but since the 2017 Australian Open final, Federer has been able to turn around a few years later and is now theirs. The challenge is very balanced (Rapha leads 24-16).
From Wimbledon 2014 to Wimbledon 2019 and the Australian Open 2020, Djokovic is Federer’s worst rival. The Serbs managed to enter the Swiss nervous system and were in jeopardy. Federer will not beat Djokovic in the Wimbledon 2012 semi-final slam match.
Certainly there is no world. 1 won the last six challenges in the slam, four of which won the finals (Wimbledon 2014, 2015, 2019, US Open 2015). Federer suffers from Djokovic mentally, technically and physically in all aspects of play.
The rivalry between Novak Dokovich and Roger Federer is the second largest in the open era, after the rival between the Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Dokovich himself. It is also the largest in the history of Grand Slam tournaments, with 17 games and is considered one of the most important tennis rivals in history.
Roger Federer is back: Switzerland’s worst rival
Federer and Nadal clashed 40 times, including the 9th Grand Slam tournament final. From 2006 to 2017, the two rivals played four finals at the French Open, three at the Wimbledon tournament and two at the Australian Open.
Nadal won six of these nine finals, losing the first two at Wimbledon and the last two in Australia. Four of these nine finals are in the fifth set (Wimbledon 2007 and 2008, Australian Open 2009 and 2017), and the 2008 Wimbledon Final has been cited by many as the most beautiful and exciting game in tennis history. ..
They also faced each other in 12 Masters Series finals, including a very long final at the 2006 Roman Masters. This lasted more than five hours and ended with a fifth set tiebreaker victory from Nadal. There were 11 matches against Andre Agassi, eight of which Federer won.
Federer with Lleyton Hewitt and Andy Roddick was born between 1981 and 1982, so they belonged to the same generation and had a great rivalry with them. Federer will face Australia 18-9 and Switzerland will lead 21-3 against the United States.
Roger also leads Andy Murray, Juan Martin del Potro and Stan Wawrinka 14-11, 18-7 and 23-3, respectively. There was only one match against Pete Sampras. In 2001, Federer won the Wimbledon R16 with a final score of 7-6 (7) 5-7 6-4 6-7 (2) 7-5. The real passage of the baton on the beloved London lawn of the All England Club.
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Switzerland’s worst rival
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