French Open 2022 semi-final, Nadal vs Zverev: Head-to-head record and key stats | Tennis News

Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev are all set to kick off the lads’s singles semifinal for the 2022 French Open on Friday on Court Philippe Chatrier, which will probably be adopted by the match between Casper Ruud and Marin Cilic for the second finalist.

Nadal, who’s celebrating his thirty sixth birthday on Friday, will proceed his chase for his 14th main on the Roland Garros and stays within the hunt for a record-extending twenty second Grand Slam. He can also be seeking to full a double of Australian Open and French Open title victories in the identical year for the primary time in his career.

Zverev, on the hunt, will probably be aiming for his maiden Slam. His earlier greatest at a serious was the US Open ultimate in 2020 the place he had gone lost a five-setter after going two units up in opposition to eventual champion Dominic Thiem. This can also be the second consecutive time he has reached the French Open semis, after having been stopped by Stefanos Tsitsipas within the 2021 marketing campaign. For the 25-year-old German, he has additionally been handed a bonus to take the World No.1 spot with Novak Djokovic’s exit ought to he elevate the Coupe des Mousquetaires on Sunday.

Ahead of the blockbuster semi-final conflict, we check out their head-to-head tie and a few of the key stats…

  • This will probably be their tenth ATP Head2Head meeting with the Spaniard main 6-3.
  • Five of their 9 conferences have come on clay with Nadal, as soon as once more, main 4-1, with the 35-year-old successful the final meeting which was in Rome Masters final year.
  • This can even be their second Grand Slam meeting after the 2017 Australian Open conflict within the spherical of 32. Nadal had bounced again from one set to 2 to script a victory within the five-setter tie.
  • Nadal owns a jaw-dropping 110-3 record on the French Open and 13-1 in semi-finals on the Roland Garros. Overall, he has a 29-7 win-loss record within the semi-finals of a Grand Slam. 
  • Zverev, however, is 1-3 in main semi-finals and has an 18-6 general record on the Roland Garros.
  • Nadal, who turned 36 on Friday, is 6-1 on his birthday. 
  Rafael Nadal Alexander Zverev
First serve win rate 70.50% 72.30%
Second serve win rate 62.20% 44.60%
Return win 45.60% 41.40%
Aces 10 56
Break factors saved 17/30 23/37


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