Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal Australian Open 2017 Final

Roger Federer defeated his greatest rival Rafael Nadal in an epic five set match at the 2017 Australian Open to win his 18th Grand Slam title. With the win Federer increases the gap between him and his nearest challengers for most Grand Slam titles (Nadal – 14 and Djokovic – 12)

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Key Match Stats

Federer hit 20 aces to Nadal’s 4

Federer won 76% of all points on his first serve

Nadal won 63% of first serve points

Federer saved 13 of 17 (76%) of break points faced

Nadal saved 14 of 20 (70%) of break points

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Federer won 39% of all return points

Nadal won 34% of return points

Federer won 29/40 (73%)

Nadal won 10/12 (83%)

Federer hit 24 forehand winners

Nadal hit 19 forehand winners

Federer hit 14 backhand winners

Nadal hit 3 backhand winners

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