Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 3 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles—the most in history for a male player—and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks. After turning professional in 1998, he was continuously ranked in the top ten from October 2002 to November 2016. He re-entered the top ten following his victory at the 2017 Australian Open.
In majors, Federer has won a record eight Wimbledon titles, six Australian Open titles, five US Open titles (all consecutive, a record), and one French Open title. He is one of eight men to have achieved a Career Grand Slam. Federer has reached a record 30 men’s singles Grand Slam finals, including 10 consecutively from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships to the 2007 US Open. Federer has also won a record six ATP Finals titles, 28 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, and a record 22 ATP Tour 500 titles. Federer is also the only player after Jimmy Connors to have won 100 or more career singles titles as well as to amass 1200 wins in the Open Era.
Rafael Nadal is a Spanish professional tennis player, currently ranked world No. 2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Nadal has the most clay-court titles in the Open Era (58) and holds a record of 11 French Open, 11 Monte-Carlo Masters and 11 Barcelona titles. He also has the longest single-surface win streak in matches (clay courts, 81) and sets (clay courts, 50) in the history of the Open Era.
Nadal has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, the second-most in history for a male player, as well as a record 34 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, 20 ATP Tour 500 titles, and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. Also, Nadal has held the world No. 1 ranking for a total of 196 weeks. In majors, Nadal has won a record 11 French Open titles, three US Open titles, two Wimbledon titles, and one Australian Open title. Nadal has won 81 career titles overall, including a record 58 clay-court titles. With 81 consecutive match wins on clay, Nadal holds the record for the longest single-surface win streak in the Open Era.
Nadal was a member of the winning Spain Davis Cup team in 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2011. In 2010, he became the seventh male player in history and youngest of five in the Open Era to achieve the Career Grand Slam at age 24. He is the second male player, after Andre Agassi, to complete the singles Career Golden Slam. In 2011, Nadal was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.
FEDERER VS NADAL
The common spot to begin would be the number of Grand Slam wins. Roger Federer drives the path with 20, contrasted with the 17 won by Nadal. Nadal is unmistakably the better player on earth, having won 11 titles at the French Open contrasted with Federer’s 1. Federer is the better player on grass, having won 8 titles at Wimbledon contrasted with Nadal’s 2. Federer has the edge on hard courts as well, winning 11 titles at the Australian and US Open contrasted with Nadal’s 4. While the Grand Slam wins do tilt the case for Federer, this ought not to be the main model. If ATP Masters Series 1000 titles are additionally considered as a gauge it is Nadal who leads the way, having won 32 titles contrasted with Federer’s 27. It may be contended that their Grand Slam and master’s Series titles balance each other out.
Nadal at 32 is five years more youthful than Federer and has played less Grand Slams. It is additionally almost certain, excepting genuine damage or early retirement, that he will, in the end, outperform Federer’s count of Grand Slam wins. While remembering that plausible decision, there is a case to be made to call Nadal the best now. There is one outcome anyway that without a doubt, tips this contention to support Nadal. In the 2008 Wimbledon last, Nadal beat Federer in a requesting 5-set spine-chiller enduring 4 hours and 48 minutes, in what is generally viewed as the best match ever. With this success, Nadal showed that he could beat Federer on any surface. The way that Federer has not had the option to restore the compliment at the French Open should tilt this discussion to support Nadal.
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