Federer vs Nadal Live Australian Open 2017 Final game, Time, TV schedule, and live stream, Live Update, live Scores, an more info for men’s final Tennis, Federer and Nadal will meet on Sunday evening in Melbourne, which works out to very early in the morning in the United States. The match will be broadcast on ESPN and will begin at 3 a.m. ET. A live stream will be available online via WatchESPN.
It has been a fairy tale tournament for these two great competitors and, after two weeks of storybook moments and unforgettable highs, it’s come down to one final contest under the lights of the Rod Laver Arena.
Start by admitting the truth. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play Sunday in the Australian Open final, but when we say “Sunday,” we mean this thing starts at 3:30 a.m. here in East Coast America. It’s on ESPN, which normally is re-airing an NBA game or some infomercial at that time.
Nadal hasn’t won a Grand Slam since 2014 when he was victorious in the French Open. He has won the Australian Open just once before, in 2009. That year, he happened to play … Federer in the final. Federer has won the Australian Open four times, the last being in 2010. His last Grand Slam win overall came in 2012.
As a rivalry, things are slanted in favor of Nadal. He leads the head-to-head at 23-11 and at 14-7 in finals matches. In Grand Slam matches, he’s 9-2 against Federer, including 3-0 at the Australian Open. He is also 6-2 against Federer in Grand Slam finals.