A look at how Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have played each other over the years

Shane Bacon
Busted Racquet

On Friday morning at 7 AM ET, Rafael Nadal will face Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the French Open.

The two have played 34 times since their first meeting at the 2006 French Open, with Nadal winning 19 times to Djokovic's 15, and while it's been close in that regard, it hasn't been so close at this event.

Nadal is 4-0 against Djokovic at the French Open, dropping just a single set to the No. 1 ranked player in the world and that took place in the 2012 finals.

The one bonus for Djokovic fans is the fact that he beat Nadal on clay earlier this year at the Monte Carlo finals in straight sets, so that will definitely be something that Novak will be looking at as he enters this Grand Slam match.

The rest of their head-to-head results are after the jump, courtesy of the tennis databank.

ATP Wimbledon Men
ATP Wimbledon Men

Wimbledon Men ( Tennis Grass Court )

07/03/2011 15:05

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

1 : 3 (4 : 6) (1 : 6) (6 : 1) (3 : 6)

Final

07/07/2007 13:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 1 (6 : 3) (1 : 6) (1 : 4)

Semi Finals

French Open Men ( Tennis Clay Court )

06/07/2006 12:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 1 (4 : 6) (4 : 6)

Quarter Finals

06/08/2007 16:25

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 3 (5 : 7) (4 : 6) (2 : 6)

Semi Finals

06/06/2008 13:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 3 (4 : 6) (2 : 6) (6 : 7)

Semi Finals

06/11/2012 13:10

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

1 : 3 (4 : 6) (3 : 6) (6 : 2) (5 : 7)

Final

US Open Men ( Tennis Hard Court )

09/13/2010 22:05

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

3 : 1 (6 : 4) (5 : 7) (6 : 4) (6 : 2)

Final

09/12/2011 22:14

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

3 : 1 (6 : 2) (6 : 4) (6 : 7) (6 : 1)

Final

Masters Series Paris ( Tennis Carpet Court )

11/14/2009 14:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

2 : 0 (6 : 2) (6 : 3)

Semi Finals

Masters Final Shanghai ( Tennis Hard Court )

11/15/2007 10:05

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

2 : 0 (6 : 4) (6 : 4)

Group 0

Australian Open Men ( Tennis Hard Court )

01/29/2012 09:35

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

3 : 2 (5 : 7) (6 : 4) (6 : 2) (6 : 7) (7 : 5)

Final

Davis Cup Men ( Tennis Clay Court )

03/08/2009 10:20

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

3 : 0 (6 : 4) (6 : 4) (6 : 1)

Round 1

Masters Series Indian Wells ( Tennis Hard Court )

03/20/2011 21:35

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

1 : 2 (6 : 4) (3 : 6) (2 : 6)

Final

03/18/2007 20:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 2 (2 : 6) (5 : 7)

Final

03/22/2008 21:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

2 : 0 (6 : 3) (6 : 2)

Semi Finals

Sony Ericsson Open Masters Series Miami ( Tennis Hard Court )

04/03/2011 18:50

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

1 : 2 (6 : 4) (3 : 6) (6 : 7)

Final

03/29/2007 03:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

2 : 0 (6 : 3) (6 : 4)

Quarter Finals

Masters Series Monte Carlo ( Tennis Clay Court )

04/19/2009 14:05

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

2 : 1 (6 : 3) (2 : 6) (6 : 1)

Final

04/22/2012 14:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 2 (3 : 6) (1 : 6)

Final

04/21/2013 14:50

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

2 : 0 (6 : 2) (7 : 6)

Final

Masters Series Rome ( Tennis Clay Court )

05/03/2009 16:10

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

2 : 0 (7 : 6) (6 : 2)

Final

05/15/2011 19:15

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

0 : 2 (4 : 6) (4 : 6)

Final

05/11/2007 17:00

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 2 (2 : 6) (3 : 6)

Quarter Finals

05/21/2012 12:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

0 : 2 (5 : 7) (3 : 6)

Final

Masters Series Hamburg ( Tennis Clay Court )

05/17/2008 14:40

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

1 : 2 (5 : 7) (6 : 2) (2 : 6)

Semi Finals

London Queens Club ( Tennis Grass Court )

06/15/2008 15:05

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

2 : 0 (7 : 6) (7 : 5)

Final

Masters Rogers Cup ( Tennis Hard Court )

08/12/2007 01:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

2 : 0 (7 : 5) (6 : 3)

Semi Finals

Masters Series Cincinnati ( Tennis Hard Court )

08/03/2008 01:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

2 : 0 (6 : 1) (7 : 5)

Semi Finals

08/23/2009 01:05

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

2 : 0 (6 : 1) (6 : 4)

Semi Finals

Masters Series Madrid ( Tennis Clay Court )

05/16/2009 16:05

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

2 : 1 (3 : 6) (7 : 6) (7 : 6)

Semi Finals

05/08/2011 18:35

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

0 : 2 (5 : 7) (4 : 6)

Final

Olympics Men Singles ( Tennis Clay Court )

08/15/2008 16:00

N. Djokovic - R. Nadal

1 : 2 (4 : 6) (6 : 1) (4 : 6)

Semi Finals

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals ( Tennis Hard Court )

11/27/2009 15:20

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

0 : 2 (6 : 7) (3 : 6)

Group 0

11/24/2010 21:10

R. Nadal - N. Djokovic

2 : 0 (7 : 5) (6 : 2)

Group 0

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