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Federer vs Nadal

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.

Federer vs Nadal Live Tennis Final

Welcome to the Australian Open men’s final in Melbourne for one of the most historic tennis matches of all time between Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal.

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.

Roger Federer vS. Rafael Nadal

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Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal Live Tennis

The match is set to start at 8.30am GMT. Live coverage is available on British Eurosport and Eurosport HD. Radio commentary will be available on BBC radio 5 Live and on the official Australian open website.

Federer has never beaten Nadal at the Australian Open in their three previous meetings with their 2009 final which the Spaniard won in five sets considered to be one of the if not the greatest match witnessed on Rod Laver Arena thus far. However, the speedy nature of the courts this year could favour the Swiss ace, despite his poor record in their overall clashes on hard courts.

Their last meeting in a Grand Slam final was at the French Open in 2011 when the Spaniard won in four sets. Despite them not having come up against each other at the highest stage they were never out of contention. Nadal was ranked number one in the world as recent as 2014 and Federer has made three Grand Slam finals and four semi-finals in the last three years.

Both the players admitted that they never expected to find themselves facing each other on the final day of the 2017 Australian Open. Federer described it as ‘unreal’ when it was out to him that he could face Nadal in the final, and the latter was simply thankful that they had another chance to compete at this level and perhaps script another epic that lasts long in the memory of all involved in the sport.

“What I’ve come to realise is when you don’t feel well, when you have too many problems going on, you just won’t beat top-ten players.