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Novak Djokovic talks about his relationship with Nadal and Federer

The Open Era of tennis has witnessed numerous rivalries, but nothing can be compared to the rivalries of Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic. All three have always given the best tennis games, and some are still remembered for ages. Collectively, they share a total of 66 Grand Slam titles, and Novak Djokovic is leading the battle. Roger Federer has retired, whereas Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are active players. Recently, in an interview, Djokovic was asked about his relationship with Nadal and Federer.

Here is what Novak Djokovic said:

“I have enormous respect for them!”

Here is the full statement:

“I have enormous respect for them, we are not friends because we are rivals. I would love to be able to have dinner with Rafael and Roger in a while.”

Most tennis fans know that Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer share a great bond and have been friends for more than 15 years. On the other hand, Djokovic hasn’t spent time with them apart from hours of meetings on the tennis court. To be honest, this is what intense sports rivalries create.

Now, looking at what Djokovic has said, it won’t take long, and we might see them together apart from the tennis court. Till then, let us look at their head-to-head record.

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Federer vs. Nadal vs. Djokovic

Stats Roger Federer Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic
Turned pro 1998 2001 2003
Singles record 1251-275 (82%) 1068-220 (82.9%) 1087-213 (83.6%)
Singles career titles 103 92 98
Grand Slam titles 20 22 24
Tour final titles 6 2 7
Team and doubles titles 12 16 1
Highest ranking 1st 1st Currently 1st
Prize money earning $130.5 million $134.6 million $180.6 million

(Note: The above stats are updated as of the 2024 season.)

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