The biggest rivalry within the historical past of tennis, so say the statistics, is the one between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
The 2 have met 59 instances, with the Serb profitable 30 to 29.
They’re additionally the 2 gamers with the very best variety of Grand Slam titles: 24 to 22.
Djokovic, presently current in Paris to play the Masters 1000 Bercy, spoke of Nadal in an interview for this system ‘C a Vous’ of France 5.
“Nadal is a particular participant in my profession,” he mirrored.
“We’re not buddies, however we now have numerous respect for one another.
“I hope that after our careers we are able to have a drink on the seashore and speak about life.”
A 12 months and 5 months with no assembly
Nadal and Djokovic haven’t met within the draw of a event because the final version of the Australian Open and haven’t crossed paths since they met within the quarter-finals of Roland Garros, in 2022.