HEAD TO HEAD – Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer

Big three head to head

Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer named as a big three in tennis field. All three players has massive records and fan following. Every fan wants to compare their idol to other big name, So will will discuss head to head stats between Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer in this article.

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Head-to-Head Records

The trio have dominated men’s singles tennis for nearly two decades, collectively winning 64 major singles tournaments; Nadal and Djokovic with 22 titles, and Federer with 20.  We would be to see their records against each other. No better way to compare performances than a simple tennis match. Lets have a look Head to Head between Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer

Djokovic vs. Nadal (30-29)

This is the only non-static head-to-head match record in this segment than can have further changes in the future. This pair has met 59 times and counting which is more than any other duo in the Open Era. Nadal and Djokovic are almost 1:1 with Nadal trailing by 1 match making their record 29-30. Unsurprisingly Nadal dominates on clay (20-8)  and Djokovic dominates on the hard court (20-7).

Djokovic Nadal Head to Head
Djokovic Nadal Head to Head

Nadal vs. Federer (24-16)

The original Big Two duo have met on the court 40 times with Nadal leading 24-16. Most of his wins were recorded on clay with some on outdoor hard courts while Federer leads on indoor hard courts and grass.

Nadal Federer, Head to head
Nadal Federer, Head to head

Federer vs. Djokovic (23-27)

Djokovic and Federer have contested against each other on 50 occasions and Djokovic has the upper hand with a 27-23 record. Djokovic and Federer are tied on the clay but the Serbian won on the other 2 courts.

Federer Djokovic Head To Head
Federer Djokovic Head To Head


Who is the GOAT – Djokovic, Nadal, or Federer

BIG THREE Grand Slam Titles

Grand SlamsRoger Federer (20)Rafael Nadal (22)Novak Djokovic (22)
Australian Open2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 20182009, 20222008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023
French Open20092005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 20222016, 2021, 2023
Wimbledon Open2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2009, 2012, 20172008, 20102011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
US Open2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2010, 2013, 2017, 20192011, 2015, 2018

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