Did you know 'Fedal' has never clashed at US Open?

By Umama Momin
Published on | Sep 04, 2023

Rafa vs Roger at US Open

In 40 career meetings, Rafa & Roger have never played against each other at Flushing Meadows

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They came close!

Six times in their career, they almost faced each other in New York

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How Fedal at USO never came to be!

Each of those 6 instances, one of Federer or Nadal was waiting in the next round but the other crashed out right before

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Rafael Nadal lost to Andy Murray in a one-sided 4-set match during the semifinals

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This time it was Juan Martin del Potro who toppled Rafa in straight sets to advance to the finals

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Novak Djokovic saved two match points vs Federer in semis to set up a title clash against the Spaniard

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World denied another 'Fedal' showdown after Federer fell to Djoker in the semifinal, once more

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Tommy Robredo shocked Federer in straight sets to advance to the USO quarters where a match vs Nadal awaited

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It was del Potro once more, prevailing over the Swiss in 4 sets to meet Rafa in the semis

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