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6-1 - FEDERER WINS! The world number two races through his service hold to seal victory with two crisp first serves, followed by a volley into the open court to move to 40-0. The Swiss misses a volley at the net, but fires a forehand down the line to clinch victory! What a win for Federer!
5-1 - BREAK! Federer drills a sumptuous backhand winner down the line to move to 0-30 and, after grabbing a point back with a well-worked rally, Nadal plants a backhand into the net to concede two break points. Federer seals the break with a powerful forehand to close out a second break, and now he can serve out for the match!
4-1 - Federer begins his service game impeccably, but Nadal pegs him back to 30-30 with two fierce forehands down the line! Federer plants a forehand into the open court to clinch a long rally, but fires another long as the game drifts into deuce. But the Swiss shows his composure once more to close it out with two pinpoint serves.
3-1 - BREAK! Federer does superbly to retrieve three improbable balls at the back of the court before Nadal fires a smash down the line, and a half-volley sees the Spaniard move to 30-15. But Federer suddenly seizes the initiative with a stunning array of attacking blows, and the Swiss breaks from deuce - astonishing stuff!
2-1 - Federer holds in confident fashion, and Nadal is certainly not moving as freely as usual as the pair exchange extended rallies time and again. The Swiss holds the ascendancy in this final set.
1-1 - What a game! Nadal claims an incredible rally with a forehand down the line after somehow retrieving what looked like being a winner from Federer. The Spaniard is put under immense pressure, but he holds to level at 1-1.
1-0 - Federer goes wide with a forehand in an extended rally which sees Nadal make the first move in this third set, but the Swiss responds with three first serves to move to 40-15, and take the game with a fourth.
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3-6 - SET NADAL! Nadal hammers a fierce forehand cross court to set up two set points at 40-15, and Federer cannot do anything to stem the flow of momentum his opponent is creating! The world number one finds a big first serve, and takes the second set in just 34 minutes...
3-5 - Federer holds with ease, but the Swiss knows that he needs to throw himself into the next game and prevent his opponent from holding to clinch the second set! Can the Swiss find a timely reponse?
2-5 - Nadal holds to move to within a game of the second set, and this match is heading to an inevitable and thrilling final set! Federer gives his all to stop the Spaniard in his tracks once more, but Nadal holds firm.
2-4 - Federer rattles through an imperious service hold to love, and that is incredibly efficient from the world number two as he immediately turns the pressure straight back on to his opponent.
1-4 - Federer is utterly relentless as he forces Nadal to 30-30 with a forehand down the line, but a fortunate net cord enables the Spaniard to hold from 40-30. Closing out this set is not going to be easy for Nadal, and Federer is sure to give it everything.
1-3 - BREAK! You just knew it wouldn't be advantage Federer for too long, and Nadal takes a vicious assault on his opponent's serve to break and assume a 3-1 lead! The Spaniard is faultless as he crushes two forehand winners, and now the Swiss will have to respond.
1-2 - Nadal moves in court to bludgeon a short ball down the line for a winner to move to 40-15, but Federer wins another epic rally to pin his opponent back once more. The world number one won't be denied, however, and he holds as Federer goes long with a backhand.
1-1 - Brilliant from Federer! Nadal drops two pretty tame forehands short, and Federer ruthlessly pummels each down the line in uncompromising fashion! Nadal fires a warning shot with a backhand pass cross-court to peg Federer back to 40-15, but goes long with his return to concede the game.
0-1 - Nadal begins the second set in confident fashion, and the Spaniard holds comfortably with three very fine first serves. Can Federer settle as quickly?
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6-3 - SET FEDERER! Nadal goes wide with a backhand after two fine first serves from Federer, and the Swiss now has three set points. A stunning forehand cross court gives the world number two the opening set 6-3, and in just 32 minutes! Nadal has it all to do now.
5-3 - BREAK! Nadal finds a pinpoint serve which clips the line to move to 30-15, but the Spaniard in the lurid pink shirt then slices a backhand long. Nadal fires one forehand inside the line, and one beyond it to see the game move to deuce, and Federer plays two exceptional rallies to clinch the crucial break!
4-3 - Nadal pegs Federer back at 15-30 with a fine forehand down the line, but the Swiss races to the net to put away a backhand volley in style! Federer completes his nerveless recovery with two fine serves.
3-3 - Federer wins an astonishing rally with a quite staggeringly good backhand cross-court pass, before Nadal moves to 30-15 with a forehand winner down the line! Nadal closes out a brilliant game, and this opening set is very finely poised.
3-2 - What a shot from Federer, who fires a stunning backhand cross-court winner to move to 30-0, and two fine first serves see the world number two hold to love once more.
2-2 - Federer slams a forehand down the line, but Nadal continues undeterred as he fires a fierce first serve outwide to reach 40-15, then closes out the game with Federer overhitting a forehand.
2-1 - Federer moves inside the court to bludgeon a forehand volley cross court and move to 30-0, and the Swiss holds comfortably once more to remain in front at 2-1 as loud music greets the changeover!
1-1 - Nadal races to 30-0 with a forehand winner down the line, and the Spaniard holds with consummate ease while finding a good rhythm on his first serve to level at 1-1.
1-0 - Wow, that's as easy as it comes! Federer hammers an ace, two stunning forehands and a crisp backhand to hold serve to love in the most emphatic fashion imaginable!
0-0 - Federer wins the toss and elects to serve first without hesitation. Can the Swiss establish himself immediately?
- - Roger Federer began 2010 in devastating fashion and is ending it in unstoppable fashion too, according to Novak Djokovic who was thrashed by the Swiss in the semi-fnals. Djokovic: Fed scaling new heights
- - Nenad Zimonjic and Daniel Nestor prevailed to take the doubles title earlier, with a 7-6(6) 6-4 win over Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi.
- - This is the 18th final the pair have contested, with Federer winning both of their previous indoor meetings. The stage is set!
- - Nadal leads the pair's head-to-head record with Federer 14-7, including their previous encounter in the Madrid Masters final this year.
- - World number one Rafael Nadal booked his place in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals with a thrilling 7-6(5) 3-6 7-6(6) win over Andy Murray at the O2 Arena. Report: Nadal bt Murray
- - World number two Roger Federer produced a dominant display to beat Novak Djokovic 6-1 6-4 and reach the final of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London. Report: Federer bt Djokovic
- - The top two players in the world Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer lock horns in the final of the World Series finals at the O2 Arena in London.
|Date of Birth||03/06/1986|
|Date of Birth||08/08/1981|