Rafa & Novak: The Rivalry

Rafa & Novak: The Rivalry 
Internazionali BNL d’Italia final will be played on Sunday, 20 May, 2012. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 3 Rafael Nadal will meet for the 32nd time in the
Nadal won their latest clash 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters to take a 17-14 lead in their FedEx ATP Head 2 Head series, stopping Djokovic’s run of seven straight wins.
Nadal Versus Djokovic FedEx ATP Head 2 Head Record
The Spaniard holds marks of 10-2 on clay and 2-1 on grass, while Djokovic leads 11-5 on hard courts. The Serbian has won three of their four Grand Slam championship final clashes.
Here is a history of the duo’s recent meetings:

1.   2012 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters Final, ATP World Tour Masters 1000, Monte-Carlo, clay, Nadal d. Djokovic 63 61

2.  2012 Australian Open Final, Grand Slam, Melbourne, hard, Djokovic d. Nadal 57 64 62 67(5) 75

3.  2011 US Open Final, Grand Slam, New York, hard, Djokovic d. Nadal 62 64 67(3) 61

4.  2011 Wimbledon Final, Grand Slam, London, grass, Djokovic d. Nadal 64 61 16 63

5.  2011 Internazionali BNL d’Italia Final, ATP World Tour Masters 1000, Rome, clay, Djokovic d. Nadal 64 64


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