Nadal vs Fognini H2H Stats

The first Nadal vs Fognini H2H match was in the 2nd round of the Rome Open in 2013, with Nadal winning their first encounter 6-1, 6-3.

In total, they have played each other a total of 18 times with Nadal currently leading their head to head 14-4.

The last time Rafael Nadal and Fabio Fognini played each other was in the 2nd round of the 2022 US Open with Nadal winning the match in four sets (2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1).

Nadal vs Fognini H2H Stats

Nadal vs Fognini H2H Stats

Rafael NadalvsFabio Fognini
14Matches won4
78% (14/18)Winning Percentage22% (4/18)
8Matches won on a hard court1
6Matches won on clay3
0Matches won on grass0
1Matches won in Finals0
3Matches won in Grand Slams1
7Matches won in Masters 1000s1
0Matches won in Davis Cup0

Nadal vs Fognini Head to Head Stats

Head to Head at the Grand Slams

Fabio Fognini and Rafael Nadal have played each other four times at the grand slam level (2022 US Open, 2021 Australian Open, 2015 US Open, and 2013 French Open), with Nadal leading their grand slam H2H 3-1.

Fognini’s one grand slam win over Nadal came at the 2015 US Open where he came back from two sets to nil down to win in five.

Fognini and Nadal have yet to play each other in a Wimbledon Championships.

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2022US Open2nd RoundNadal2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1
2021Australian Open4th RoundNadal6-3, 6-4, 6-2
2015US Open3rd RoundFognini3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
2013French Open3rd RoundNadal7-6, 6-4, 6-4

Nadal vs Fognini Head to Head by Court Surface

To date, nine of their matches have been played on outdoor hard courts, nine of their matches have been played on outdoor clay courts and they have yet to face each other on a grass court.

Head to Head on Hard Courts

They have played each other a total of nine times on hard courts with Nadal currently leading their H2H on this surface 8-1.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2022US Open2nd RoundNadal2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1
2021Australian Open4th RoundNadal6-3, 6-4, 6-2
2019Canadian OpenQuarterfinalsNadal2-6, 6-1, 6-2
2017Shanghai Masters3rd RoundNadal6-3, 6-1
2017Miami OpenSemifinalsNadal6-1, 7-5
2015ATP BeijingSemifinalsNadal7-5, 6-3
2015US Open3rd RoundFognini3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
2014Miami Open4th RoundNadal6-2, 6-2
2013ATP BeijingQuarterfinalsNadal2-6, 6-4, 6-1

Head to Head on Clay Courts

They have played each other a total of nine times on clay courts with Nadal currently leading their H2H on clay 6-3 with Fognini’s wins over Nadal coming in 2015 (Barcelona and Rio) and in 2019 (Monte Carlo).

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019ATP Monte CarloSemifinalsFognini6-4, 6-2
2018ATP Rome OpenQuarterfinalsNadal4-6, 6-1, 6-2
2017ATP Madrid Open2nd RoundNadal7-6, 3-6, 6-4
2016ATP Barcelona OpenQuarterfinalsNadal6-2, 7-6
2015ATP Hamburg OpenFinalNadal7-5, 7-5
2015ATP Barcelona Open3rd RoundFognini6-4, 7-6
2015ATP Rio de JaneiroSemifinalsFognini1-6, 6-2, 7-5
2013French Open3rd RoundNadal7-6, 6-4, 6-4
2013Rome Open2nd RoundNadal6-1, 6-3

Fognini vs Nadal Matches Played per Year

Below is a summary of the matches played by Fognini and Nadal over the years.

Their first H2H match was in 2013 at the Rome Open and their last H2H match was in 2022 at the US Open.

YearMatches PlayedFognini WinsNadal WinsHead to Head (Fognini – Nadal)
2013330-3
2014110-4
20155323-6
2016113-7
2017333-10
2018113-11
20192114-12
20204-12
2021114-13
2022114-14

Frequently Asked Questions about the Nadal and Fognini Rivalry

How many times has Fognini beaten Nadal?

To date, Fognini has beaten Nadal four times (2021 Monte Carlo Masters, 2015 US Open, 2015 Barcelona Open, and 2015 Rio Open).

How many times have Fognini and Nadal played each other?

Fognini and Nadal have played each other a total of 18 times with their most recent meeting coming in the 2nd round of the 2022 US Open.

When did Nadal and Fognini first play each other?

Their first meeting was in the second round of the Rome Open in 2013, with Nadal winning the match 6-1, 6-3.

Have Nadal and Fognini ever played each other at the US Open?

Yes, Nadal and Fognini played each other in the 3rd round of the 2015 US Open with Fognini winning an epic five-set match 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. They also played each other in the 2nd round of the 2022 US Open with Nadal winning in four sets 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1.