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Roland Garros 2013 Final: Rafael Nadal Vs. David Ferrer
After a grueling five set match, Rafael Nadal defeated world #1 and top seed Novak Djokovic in the semi final to reach his 8th final at Roland Garros on 7 June. He will face fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the final.
The two countrymen have met head to head 23 times, with Rafa holding victory solidly at 19 over Ferrer’s 4. The only time Ferrer defeated Rafa on clay was in their first meeting ever, in 2004, at Stuttgart. The last time that Ferrer defeated Rafa was in the quarter finals of the Australian Open in 2011. Rafa has since defeated Ferrer seven times, all on clay, the most recent being at the quarter finals in Madrid last month.
Here are their head to head stats and results via ATP:
ATP World Tour, Grand Slam, and Davis Cup Main Draw Results