They have played each other 40 times on the ATP Tour, with Nadal leading the overall record 24-16.

They have met in a record nine major finals, with Nadal winning six of them.

They have contested every French Open and Wimbledon final from 2006 to 2008, producing some of the greatest matches ever.

Their 2008 Wimbledon final was lauded as the greatest match ever by many long-time tennis analysts.

They have won a combined 42 major titles, ranking second and third on the men’s all-time list.

They have finished six consecutive calendar years as the top two ranked players on the ATP Tour, from 2005 to 2010, and seven times overall, including 2017.

They have played in a record 12 ATP Tour Masters 1000 finals, with Nadal winning seven of them.