Federer vs Murray Head to Head

Roger Federer and Andy Murray have played each other a total of 25 times with Federer currently leading the head to head 14 wins to Murray’s 11 wins. Unlike many other young players, Andy Murray had early success playing against Federer as he won 6 out of their first 10 matches between 2005 and 2009.

The last time Federer and Murray played each other was at the 2015 Cincinnati Masters with Federer winning the match in straight sets 6-4, 7-6. Their last grand slam match was at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, where Federer beat Murray in the semifinals 7-5, 7-5, 6-4.

Federer vs Murray Head to Head

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Federer vs Murray Quick Facts

FedererVSAndy Murray Pic
Roger FedererPlayer NameAndy Murray
1981Year born1987
1998 Year turned Pro2005
SwissNationalityScottish
Right handedPlaysRight handed
One handed backhandBackhandTwo handed backhand
14Matches won11
56% (14/25)Winning Percentage44% (11/25)
12Matches won on a hard court10
0Matches won on clay0
2Matches won on grass1
5Matches won in Finals3
3Matches won in Grand Slam Finals0
0Matches won in Masters 1000 Finals2
4Matches won in ATP World Tour Finals1

Federer vs Murray Head to Head Stats

Federer vs Murray Head to Head at the Grand Slams

Federer and Murray have played each other a total of six times in grand slam tournaments with Federer leading the grand slam head to head 5-1. Of the six matches played in grand slam tournaments, three of the matches were in the final, two were in a semi-final and 1 was in a quarterfinal.

To date, Federer and Murray have played each other three times at the Australian Open, two times at Wimbledon and once at the US Open. They have yet to play each other at the French Open.

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2015WimbledonSemifinalsFederer7-5, 7-5, 6-4
2014Australian OpenQuarterfinalsFederer6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3
2013Australian OpenSemifinalsMurray6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2
2012WimbledonFinalFederer4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4
2010Australian OpenFinalFederer6-3, 6-4, 7-6
2008US OpenFinalFederer6-2, 7-5, 6-2

Federer vs Murray Head to Head by Court Surface

Out of the 25 times, Federer and Murray have played each other, three of those matches have been on grass, seven have been on indoor hardcourt and 15 have been on outdoor hardcourt. To date they have not played each other on clay.

Federer vs Murray Head to Head on Grass Courts

Federer and Murray have played each other a total of three times on grass with Federer leading the head to head on grass 2-1. The one match Murray beat Federer on grass was at the 2012 London Olympics which was played on the grass courts at Wimbledon.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2015WimbledonSemifinalsFederer7-5, 7-5, 6-4
2012London OlympicsFinalMurray6-2, 6-1, 6-4
2012WimbledonFinalFederer4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4

Federer vs Murray Head to Head on Clay Courts

Federer and Murray have yet to play each other on clay.

Federer vs Murray Head to Head on Hard Courts

Federer and Murray have played each other a total of 22 on hard courts (indoor and outdoor) with Federer leading the head to head 12-10.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerScore
2015Cincinnati MastersSemifinalsFederer6-4, 7-6
2014ATP FinalsRRFederer6-0, 6-1
2014Cincinnati MastersFinalFederer6-3, 7-5
2014Australian OpenQuarterfinalsFederer6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3
2013Australian OpenSemifinalsMurray6-4, 6-7, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2
2012ATP FinalsSemifinalsFederer7-6, 6-2
2012Shanghai MastersSemifinalsMurray6-3, 6-4
2012DubaiFinalFederer7-5, 6-4
2010ATP FinalsRRFederer6-4, 6-2
2010Shanghai MastersFinalMurray6-3, 6-2
2010Canada MastersFinalMurray7-5, 7-5
2010Australian OpenFinalFederer6-3, 6-4, 7-6
2009ATP FinalsRRFederer3-6, 6-3, 6-1
2009Cincinnati MastersSemifinalsFederer6-2, 7-6
2009Indian Wells MastersSemifinalsMurray6-3, 4-6, 6-1
2009DohaSemifinalsMurray6-7, 6-2, 6-2
2008Tennis Masters CupRRMurray4-6, 7-6, 7-5
2008Madrid MastersSemi-FinalMurray3-6, 6-3, 7-5
2008US OpenFinal Federer6-2, 7-5, 6-2
2008DubaiRound of 32Murray6-7, 6-3, 6-4
2006ATP Masters 1000 CincinnatiFinalMurray7-5, 6-4
2005Thailand OpenFinalFederer6-3, 7-5

Federer vs Murray Matches Played per Year

Below is a schedule of the matches played by Federer and Murray over the years. By the end of the 2013 season, Murray lead head to head stood 11 wins to 9 but in 2014 and 2015, Federer beat Murray five times in a row to take a 14-11 lead in their head to head.

YearMatches PlayedFederer WinsMurray Wins
200511
200611
2007
2008413
2009422
2010422
2011
2012532
201311
201433
201522
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022

Frequently Asked Questions about the Federer and Murray Rivalry

When did Murray beat Federer at Wimbledon?

Murray has never beaten Federer at the Wimbledon Championships but he did beat Federer in the final of the Singles event at the 2012 London Olympics which was held at the All England Club in Wimbledon.

How many times did Federer beat Murray at Wimbledon?

Federer beat Murray in the 2012 Wimbledon final and in the semifinals of the 2015 Wimbledon championships.

When did Federer and Murray first play each other?

Their first match was in the final of the Thailand Open in 2005. Federer won the match 6-3, 7-5.

Have Federer and Murray ever played each other in the French Open?

No, The French Open is the only grand slam where Federer and Murray have not played each other.

Who has won more Grand Slam titles?

Federer has won 20 grand slam titles while Murray has won three.

Who has won more Masters 1000 titles?

Federer has won 28 Masters 1000 titles while Murray has won 14.

Who has won more ATP career titles?

Federer has won 103 ATP career titles while Murray has won 46.

Has Federer and Murray ever played doubles together?

To date, Federer and Murray have never played doubles together.

Are Federer and Murray friends off the court?

There is a lot of respect between the two players but they would not be considered close friends off the court.