List of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Grand Slam Finals Appearances

Novak Djokovic won his 19th Grand Slam title by beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the French Open 2021 finals in a five-set thriller which ended up with the Serbian ace having the last laugh. He won the match 6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. The Serbian Tennis ace made a stunning comeback after being two sets down in the match.

June 14, 2021

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Novak Djokovic won his 19th Grand Slam title by beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the French Open 2021 finals in a five-set thriller which ended up with the Serbian ace having the last laugh. He won the match 6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. The Serbian Tennis ace made a stunning comeback after being two sets down in the match. With this, he became the first man to win these Grand slams at least twice in his career. This article shall look at the number of Grand Slams won by the ‘Big Three’ – Rafael Nadal, Djokovic & Roger Federer.  We shall also get into details of their appearances in the finals of the Grand Slams. So let’s begin. Novak Djokovic Defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas in Finals of French Open 2021, Serbian Ace Clinches 19th Major Title.

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Novak Djokovic: 

Novak’s win came in from his latest win at the French Open 2021 as he went on to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas. This was his second title at the Roland Garros. Having won nine Australian Open titles. The Serb has five Wimbledon and three US Open titles in his kitty.

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Novak Djokovic Grand Slam Final Appearances

Result Year Tournament Opponent Score
Loss 2007 US Open Roger Federer 6–7(4–7), 6–7(2–7), 4–6
Win 2008 Australian Open Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6(7–2)
Loss 2010 US Open Rafael Nadal 4–6, 7–5, 4–6, 2–6
Win 2011 Australian Open (2) Andy Murray 6–4, 6–2, 6–3
Win 2011 Wimbledon Rafael Nadal 6–4, 6–1, 1–6, 6–3
Win 2011 US Open Rafael Nadal 6–2, 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 6–1
Win 2012 Australian Open (3) Rafael Nadal 5–7, 6–4, 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
Loss 2012 French Open Rafael Nadal 4–6, 3–6, 6–2, 5–7
Loss 2012 US Open Andy Murray 6–7(10–12), 5–7, 6–2, 6–3, 2–6
Win 2013 Australian Open (4) Andy Murray 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–3), 6–3, 6–2
Loss 2013 Wimbledon Andy Murray 4–6, 5–7, 4–6
Loss 2013 US Open Rafael Nadal 2–6, 6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Loss 2014 French Open Rafael Nadal 6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 4–6
Win 2014 Wimbledon (2) Roger Federer 6–7(7–9), 6–4, 7–6(7–4), 5–7, 6–4
Win 2015 Australian Open (5) Andy Murray 7–6(7–5), 6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–0
Loss 2015 French Open Stan Wawrinka 6–4, 4–6, 3–6, 4–6
Win 2015 Wimbledon (3) Roger Federer 7–6(7–1), 6–7(10–12), 6–4, 6–3
Win 2015 US Open (2) Roger Federer 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Win 2016 Australian Open (6) Andy Murray 6–1, 7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Win 2016 French Open Andy Murray 3–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4
Loss 2016 US Open Stan Wawrinka 7–6(7–1), 4–6, 5–7, 3–6
Win 2018 Wimbledon (4) Kevin Anderson 6–2, 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Win 2018 US Open (3) Juan Martín del Potro 6–3, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Win 2019 Australian Open (7) Rafael Nadal 6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Win 2019 Wimbledon (5) Roger Federer 7–6(7–5), 1–6, 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 13–12(7–3)
Win 2020 Australian Open (8) Dominic Thiem 6–4, 4–6, 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 2020 French Open Rafael Nadal 0–6, 2–6, 5–7
Win 2021 Australian Open (9) Daniil Medvedev 7–5, 6–2, 6–2
Win 2021 French Open (2) Stefanos Tsitsipas 6–7(6–8), 2–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4

Roger Federer:

The Swiss tennis Roger Federer might have pulled out from the tournament due to his knee issues but has so far won 20 Grandslam titles in his career. The  King of Grass has won eight Wimbledon titles so far in his career one French Open title. So far in his career, the Swiss ace has won five US Open titles and six Australian Open.

Roger Federer Grand Slam Final Appearances

Result Year Tournament Opponent Score
Win 2003 Wimbledon Mark Philippoussis 7–6(7–5), 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Win 2004 Australian Open Marat Safin 7–6(7–3), 6–4, 6–2
Win 2004 Wimbledon (2) Andy Roddick 4–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Win 2004 US Open Lleyton Hewitt 6–0, 7–6(7–3), 6–0
Win 2005 Wimbledon (3) Andy Roddick 6–2, 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Win 2005 US Open (2) Andre Agassi 6–3, 2–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–1
Win 2006 Australian Open (2) Marcos Baghdatis 5–7, 7–5, 6–0, 6–2
Loss 2006 French Open Rafael Nadal 6–1, 1–6, 4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 2006 Wimbledon (4) Rafael Nadal 6–0, 7–6(7–5), 6–7(2–7), 6–3
Win 2006 US Open (3) Andy Roddick 6–2, 4–6, 7–5, 6–1
Win 2007 Australian Open (3) Fernando González 7–6(7–2), 6–4, 6–4
Loss 2007 French Open Rafael Nadal 3–6, 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Win 2007 Wimbledon (5) Rafael Nadal 7–6(9–7), 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 2–6, 6–2
Win 2007 US Open (4) Novak Djokovic 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Loss 2008 French Open Rafael Nadal 1–6, 3–6, 0–6
Loss 2008 Wimbledon Rafael Nadal 4–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(10–8), 7–9
Win 2008 US Open (5) Andy Murray 6–2, 7–5, 6–2
Loss 2009 Australian Open Rafael Nadal 5–7, 6–3, 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 2–6
Win 2009 French Open Robin Söderling 6–1, 7–6(7–1), 6–4
Win 2009 Wimbledon (6) Andy Roddick 5–7, 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 16–14
Loss 2009 US Open Juan Martín del Potro 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–7(4–7), 2–6
Win 2010 Australian Open (4) Andy Murray 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(13–11)
Loss 2011 French Open Rafael Nadal 5–7, 6–7(3–7), 7–5, 1–6
Win 2012 Wimbledon (7) Andy Murray 4–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 2014 Wimbledon Novak Djokovic 7–6(9–7), 4–6, 6–7(4–7), 7–5, 4–6
Loss 2015 Wimbledon Novak Djokovic 6–7(1–7), 7–6(12–10), 4–6, 3–6
Loss 2015 US Open Novak Djokovic 4–6, 7–5, 4–6, 4–6
Win 2017 Australian Open (5) Rafael Nadal 6–4, 3–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Win 2017 Wimbledon (8) Marin Čilić 6–3, 6–1, 6–4
Win 2018 Australian Open (6) Marin Čilić 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Loss 2019 Wimbledon Novak Djokovic 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–7(4–7), 6–4, 12–13(3–7)

Rafael Nadal:

Nadal has clinched 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, a record shared with Roger Federer and 36 Masters 1000 men’s singles titles. Out of those 20, 13 had come from clay-court i.e. French Open. He has won a couple of Wimbledon titles and four US Open titles. So far Rafa has only won an Australian Open title.

Rafael Nadal Grand Slam Final Appearances

Result Year Tournament Opponent Score
Win 2005 French Open Mariano Puerta 6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–1, 7–5
Win 2006 French Open (2) Roger Federer 1–6, 6–1, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 2006 Wimbledon Roger Federer 0–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–2), 3–6
Win 2007 French Open (3) Roger Federer 6–3, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 2007 Wimbledon Roger Federer 6–7(7–9), 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 6–2, 2–6
Win 2008 French Open (4) Roger Federer 6–1, 6–3, 6–0
Win 2008 Wimbledon Roger Federer 6–4, 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(8–10), 9–7
Win 2009 Australian Open Roger Federer 7–5, 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–2
Win 2010 French Open (5) Robin Söderling 6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Win 2010 Wimbledon (2) Tomáš Berdych 6–3, 7–5, 6–4
Win 2010 US Open Novak Djokovic 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
Win 2011 French Open (6) Roger Federer 7–5, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 6–1
Loss 2011 Wimbledon Novak Djokovic 4–6, 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Loss 2011 US Open Novak Djokovic 2–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 1–6
Loss 2012 Australian Open Novak Djokovic 7–5, 4–6, 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 5–7
Win 2012 French Open (7) Novak Djokovic 6–4, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5
Win 2013 French Open (8) David Ferrer 6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Win 2013 US Open (2) Novak Djokovic 6–2, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
Loss 2014 Australian Open Stan Wawrinka 3–6, 2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 2014 French Open (9) Novak Djokovic 3–6, 7–5, 6–2, 6–4
Loss 2017 Australian Open Roger Federer 4–6, 6–3, 1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 2017 French Open (10) Stan Wawrinka 6–2, 6–3, 6–1
Win 2017 US Open (3) Kevin Anderson 6–3, 6–3, 6–4
Win 2018 French Open (11) Dominic Thiem 6–4, 6–3, 6–2
Loss 2019 Australian Open Novak Djokovic 3–6, 2–6, 3–6
Win 2019 French Open (12) Dominic Thiem 6–3, 5–7, 6–1, 6–1
Win 2019 US Open (4) Daniil Medvedev 7–5, 6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–4
Win 2020 French Open (13) Novak Djokovic 6–0, 6–2, 7–5

With this, the ‘Big Three’ is expected to clash against each other in Wimbledon 2021 which begins on June 28, 2021. It would be interesting to see who ends up being the real GOAT!

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