In total, they have played each other three times with their H2H currently standing at 2 wins for Nadal and 1 win for Fritz (2-1).
The last time Taylor Fritz and Rafael Nadal played each other was in the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships in 2022, with Nadal winning the match in 5 sets (3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6).
Nadal vs Fritz Quick Facts
|Rafael Nadal||vs||Taylor Fritz|
|2001||Year turned Pro||2015|
|Left handed||Plays||Right handed|
|Two handed backhand||Backhand||Two handed backhand|
|67% (2/3)||Winning Percentage||33% (1/3)|
|1||Matches won on a hard court||1|
|0||Matches won on clay||0|
|1||Matches won on grass||0|
|1||Matches won in Finals||1|
|1||Matches won in Grand Slam Tournaments||0|
|0||Matches won in Masters 1000 Tournaments||1|
|0||Matches won in ATP Finals||0|
|0||Matches won in the Davis Cup||0|
Nadal vs Fritz Head to Head Stats
Head to Head at the Grand Slams
To date, Nadal and Fritz have yet to play each other at the Australian Open, French Open, or the US Open, so their quarterfinal match at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships is their only grand slam match to date.
Nadal leads the grand slam H2H, after his victory over Fritz in the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Singles,
Head to Head by Court Surface
To date, all but one of their matches have been played on outdoor hard courts and they have yet to play on a clay, or indoor hard court.
Their quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Championships in 2022 was their first meeting on grass.
Head to Head on Hard Courts
|2022||BNP Paribas Open||Final||Fritz||6-3, 7-6|
|2020||Mexican Open||Final||Nadal||6-3, 6-2|
Nadal and Fritz have played each other a twice on outdoor hard courts with their hard court H2H standing at 1-1.
Head to Head on Grass Courts
|2022||Wimbledon||Quarterfinals||Nadal||3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6|
Nadal and Fritz played each other for the first time on grass in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships with Nadal winning in 5 sets.
Head to Head on Clay Courts
Nadal and Fritz have yet to play each other in a clay court tournament.
Nadal vs Fritz Matches Played per Year
Below is a schedule of the matches played by Nadal and Fritz over the years.
|Year||Matches Played||Nadal Wins||Fritz Wins||H2H (Nadal – Fritz)|
Frequently Asked Questions about the Nadal and Fritz Rivalry
How many times has Taylor Fritz beaten Rafael Nadal?
Taylor Fritz has beaten Rafael Nadal once, which was in the final of the 2022 BNP Paribas Open (6-3, 7-6).
How many times have Nadal and Fritz played each other?
Nadal and Fritz have played each other three times with their H2H currently at 2-1 to Nadal.
When did Nadal and Fritz first play each other?
Their first match was in the final of the Mexican Open in 2020 with Nadal winning the match 6-3, 6-2.
Has Taylor Fritz ever beaten Nadal on Grass?
Taylor Fritz has yet to beat Nadal on Grass.
Has Fritz ever beaten Nadal on clay?
They have yet to play each other in a clay court tournament.
Have Nadal and Fritz ever played doubles together?
Nadal and Fritz have not yet played doubles together.
Are Rafael Nadal and Taylor Fritz friends?
There is a lot of respect between the two players but they would not be considered friends.