Rafael Nadal’s tennis abilities are incredible, and he has gone down in the history books for being one of the greatest players of all time, but he’s no GOAT. That title has been held by Roger Federer, who has 934 GOAT points , while Rafa has 850.
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Rafael Nadal during his French Open semifinal loss to Novak Djokovic on Friday. Tnani Badreddine/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images. Djokovic and Nadal share the top spot in men’s tennis with 36 ...
Roger Federer is the greatest male tennis player of all time, according to 55% of voters on a BBC Sport poll. Federer is currently winning the vote by a significant margin, and leads Novak ...
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The Monegasque believes Nadal would have been the choice for the GOAT if clay tournaments were as prevalent as hardcourt ones. "He is playing for nothing," Lisnard continued.
Nadal has done most of his damage at Roland Garros, where he's 7-2 against Djokovic. “It’s so hard to say, because on clay I’d still say Rafa is the best player, and I would still say on ...
Nadal's best performance at the ATP Finals has been a runner-up finish, which he achieved in 2010 and 2013. He lost Federer in 2010 and to Djokovic in 2013.
Nadal, at 34, is only two years older than Djokovic, but has been plagued with injury after injury. Any injury could be career ending for him. The reality is these two greats are on the downhill.
Rafael Nadal won his 13th French Open title at Paris in 2020. He defeated Djokovic in the final. The Spaniard's win also put him on par with Federer for the most number of Slam titles.
TENNIS GOAT RACE: Djokovic Wins Wimbledon – Near to Calendar Grand Slam, neither Federer nor Nadal has achieved it The closest Federer has come to that feat is winning three of the four majors—he swept all but the French Open in 2004, 2006 and 2007. Nadal missed out in 2010 after an early exit in Melbourne.