Roland Garros 2013 Semi Finals: Rafael Nadal Vs. Novak Djokovic

THE showdown is here. The much-anticipated semi-final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is finally a reality, and everyone’s talking about it. Chances are, it will be the most watched match of this year’s tournament. Rafa and Djokovic are both motivated and ready to compete, and if anything, this match with be a not-to-be-missed, action-packed thriller. Weather conditions are predicted to be warm and sunny.

Date: Friday, June 7, 2013

Time: 1:00 pm CET, 12:00 pm BET, 7:00 am EDT

Live StreamFromsport and ATDHE

Photo via Eurosport Italia
Photo via Eurosport Italia

Rafa defeated Djokovic in the 2012 final to win his 7th Roland Garros trophy. The two have played head to head 34 times. Rafa leads with 19 wins over Djokovic’s 15, and is looking to add one more on Friday.While the odds are on Rafa, Djokovic has proved to be his most worthy opponent on court in the recent years. Here are their head-to-head stats, courtesy of ATP:

ATP World Tour, Grand Slam, and Davis Cup Main Draw Results

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2013 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo
Monaco
Clay F Djokovic, Novak
6-2, 7-6(1) Stats
2012 Roland Garros
France
Clay F Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 Stats
2012 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome
Italy
Clay F Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 6-3 Stats
2012 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo
Monaco
Clay F Nadal, Rafael
6-3, 6-1 Stats
2012 Australian Open
Australia
Hard F Djokovic, Novak
5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7(5), 7-5 Stats
2011 US Open
NY, U.S.A.
Hard F Djokovic, Novak
6-2, 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-1 Stats
2011 Wimbledon
Great Britain
Grass F Djokovic, Novak
6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 Stats
2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome
Italy
Clay F Djokovic, Novak
6-4, 6-4 Stats
2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid
Spain
Clay F Djokovic, Novak
7-5, 6-4 Stats
2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami
FL, U.S.A.
Hard F Djokovic, Novak
4-6, 6-3, 7-6(4) Stats
2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells
CA, U.S.A.
Hard F Djokovic, Novak
4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Stats
2010 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
London, England
Hard RR Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 6-2 Stats
2010 US Open
NY, U.S.A.
Hard F Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 Stats
2009 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
London, England
Hard RR Djokovic, Novak
7-6(5), 6-3 Stats
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Paris
France
Hard S Djokovic, Novak
6-2, 6-3 Stats
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati
OH, U.S.A.
Hard S Djokovic, Novak
6-1, 6-4 Stats
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid
Spain
Clay S Nadal, Rafael
3-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(9) Stats
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome
Italy
Clay F Nadal, Rafael
7-6(2), 6-2 Stats
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo
Monaco
Clay F Nadal, Rafael
6-3, 2-6, 6-1 Stats
2009 ESP vs. SRB WG 1st RD
Spain
Clay RR Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-4, 6-1
2008 Beijing Olympics
China
Hard S Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 1-6, 6-4
2008 ATP Masters Series Cincinnati
OH, U.S.A.
Hard S Djokovic, Novak
6-1, 7-5 Stats
2008 London / Queen’s Club
Great Britain
Grass F Nadal, Rafael
7-6(6), 7-5 Stats
2008 Roland Garros
France
Clay S Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-2, 7-6(3) Stats
2008 ATP Masters Series Hamburg
Germany
Clay S Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 2-6, 6-2 Stats
2008 ATP Masters Series Indian Wells
CA, U.S.A.
Hard S Djokovic, Novak
6-3, 6-2 Stats
2007 Tennis Masters Cup
China
Hard RR Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-4 Stats
2007 ATP Masters Series Canada
Montreal, Canada
Hard S Djokovic, Novak
7-5, 6-3 Stats
2007 Wimbledon
Great Britain
Grass S Nadal, Rafael
3-6, 6-1, 4-1 RET Stats
2007 Roland Garros
France
Clay S Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 6-4, 6-2 Stats
2007 ATP Masters Series Rome
Italy
Clay Q Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-3 Stats
2007 ATP Masters Series Miami
FL, U.S.A.
Hard Q Djokovic, Novak
6-3, 6-4 Stats
2007 ATP Masters Series Indian Wells
CA, U.S.A.
Hard F Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 7-5 Stats
2006 Roland Garros
France
Clay Q Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-4 RET Stats

VAMOS RAFA! This victory is yours!

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