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Who will lead the H2H when all is said and done ?

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Djokovic leads 29-26 as of now, he won 22 of their last 32 meetings.

What are your thoughts ? Will Nadal be able to turn it around ?
 

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Nadal clearly leads the H2H series when you discount all the matches he played injured, fatigued, unprepared, under closed roofs, on slippery court, in exho, you name it.
 

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They have shared the last 10 matches that they've played on clay 5-5, and Djokovic has won every single other match that they've played for several years.

Yes, Nadal has a great chance of turning it round!
 

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IrreIevant thread. Novak is chasing aII time HC majors record to cement his Iegacy. NadaI has aIready cemented his so if they happen to cross paths at HC, it's not so much about H2H but another opponent standing in the way of Iegacy, nothing more, nothing Iess.
 

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Djokovic vs Federer is a more curious case
Djokovic had a hard time reversing this match up
And last year he almost would have lost 2 straight matches
 

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Not with matches played outside clay, and even on clay Novak Djokovic has more of a shot to win that Rafa Nadal on the other surfaces.
 

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On clay, Rafa is still a favorite, and he still will have good chances in Wimbledon/Us Open to try to even it out (almost no chance in AO). But at the end of the day, it seems unlikely to happen unless he starts playing some of the best tennis of his life one year and Djokovic's level dips.
 

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Unless Djokovic completely falls off a cliff - highly unlikely - it is almost a guarantee that Djokovic will be the king of H2Hs when it is all said and done. I would say that Nadal lost this battle a while ago.

A hard court can be slow, medium, quick, high-bouncing, low-bouncing, etc. whereas the clay that Nadal plays on is always slow and high-bouncing (no variation). That is why it is a damning statistic to lose 19 sets in succession to one opponent on a hard court. It is not like every tournament plays like Australia. A lot of the hard courts suit Nadal's game.
 

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Not with matches played outside clay, and even on clay Novak Djokovic has more of a shot to win that Rafa Nadal on the other surfaces.
Not sure about this. Nadal has defeated Djokovic fairly easily on clay in 2017-2019, including a bagel in their previous match! You can say that Djokovic has a bigger chance to beat Nadal on clay than Nadal on HC, but on grass?
 

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29-26 right now

Nadal still leads H2H if you count exhibitions ha

Really though, it all depends what happens from here and who bounces back. Surely Nadal wins all the clay matches and surely Djokovic wins all the hard matches, all things equal. Grass is the only one that is very even, as their 2018 encounter showed us

Clay: 17-7 Nadal
Hard: 20-7 Djokovic
Grass: 2-2
 

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Djokovic vs Federer is a more curious case
Djokovic had a hard time reversing this match up
And last year he almost would have lost 2 straight matches
Not really. Djokovic wins anywhere but the fastest court
 

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Not sure about this. Nadal has defeated Djokovic fairly easily on clay in 2017-2019, including a bagel in their previous match! You can say that Djokovic has a bigger chance to beat Nadal on clay than Nadal on HC, but on grass?
Yes on grass as well.

2018 was an aberration
 
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