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If we were to include Grand Slams, obviously it is a no-contest; but how do their resumes outside of the slams compare(not that it means anything with such a disparity in GS won but still..)?

Djokovic has: 22 Masters, 4 WTFs (and 11 500s and 6 250s)
Nadal has: 27 Masters, 1 Olympic Gold(and 15 500s and 8 250s)

If we ignore the 500 events and 250 events(as we really should), that's basically 5 Masters, 1 Olympic Gold vs 4 WTFs.
 

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Without Davis Cup, Djokovic

With Davis Cup, Nadal
 

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They are about even.
One never defended a title outside clay, the other never defended a title outside hard.
But since hard court season is a lot longer than clay, Djokovic's weeks of #1 number is gaining a lot of upside.

Week of #1 D > N
Year end #1 D = N, looks like this will be the 4th year Djokovic ends up with #1
WTF D 4 > N 0
Master title N 27 > D 22
# matches win N > D
# titles win N > D
OG N 1 > D 0 Olympics shouldn't be much of an factor.
 

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Trolling aside, Nadal outside slams its still better than Novak career-wise. No doubt about that.

That my change in the near future, but at the end the most important part of your career as a tennis players are slams.
 

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If we were to include Grand Slams, obviously it is a no-contest; but how do their resumes outside of the slams compare(not that it means anything with such a disparity in GS won but still..)?

Djokovic has: 22 Masters, 4 WTFs (and 11 500s and 6 250s)
Nadal has: 27 Masters, 1 Olympic Gold(and 15 500s and 8 250s)

If we ignore the 500 events and 250 events(as we really should), that's basically 5 Masters, 1 Olympic Gold vs 4 WTFs.
Career titles are important, not just the top level tournaments.
On that score Nadal is still ahead of Novak for now.
 

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Right now it's Nadal by a small margin. That will likely change during the next two years.
 

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Four WTF against ZERO really makes it a no contest. Obviously overall it's Nadal so far, but if Djokovic makes the gap in slams closer and in WTF bigger it could be debatable.
 

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Djokovic by far.
 

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Why ask a question with such an obvious answer? If we're just looking at number of non-GS titles won then clearly Nadal is ahead slightly. Although this will almost certainly change in Novak's favor over the coming years.
 

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Djokovic: 4 WTF + 9 IW-Miami - the most prestigious titles outside slams.
And what does Spanish earthworm have ?? :shrug: :lol:
 

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Novak easily. WTF is the 5th slam.
 

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Are some of you serious????

Novak is waaaay ahaed here. If Nadal was not lucky and cheater and didn't unswervingly poach 4-5 slams, Novak would have been better there as well.
 

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Pretty even at this time. But I expect Djokovic to add more from here on out than Nadal. So we should look back at this in a few years.
 

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People should stop comparing.. Both are great players who will be remembered in 20,30 and 50 years more (same goes for Fed) the rest is basically not that relevant. Who will know about Giles Simon or Nicolas Almagro in 20 years more? only die-hard tennis fans..
 
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