Nadal vs Murray Head to Head Stats

The first Nadal vs Murray match was in the 4th round of the 2007 Australian Open with Nadal winning their first encounter in five sets (6-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1).

In total, they have played each other 24 times with Nadal leading their H2H 17-7.

The last time Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal played each other was in the semifinals of the Madrid Open in 2016.

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Nadal vs Murray Head to Head Stats

Nadal vs Murray Quick Facts

Rafael NadalvsAndy Murray
1986Year born1987
2001 Year turned Pro2005
Left handedPlaysRight handed
Two handed backhandBackhandTwo handed backhand
17Matches won7
71% (17/24)Winning Percentage29% (7/24)
7Matches won on a hard court5
7Matches won on clay2
3Matches won on grass0
1Matches won in Finals3
7Matches won in Grand Slam Tournaments2
8Matches won in Masters 1000 Tournaments4
2Matches won in ATP Finals0
0Matches won in the Davis Cup0

Nadal vs Murray Head to Head Stats

Head to Head at the Grand Slams

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2014French openSemifinalsNadal6-3, 6-2, 6-1
2011US OpenSemifinalsNadal6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
2011WimbledonSemifinalsNadal5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4
2011French OpenSemifinalsNadal6-4, 7-5, 6-4
2010WimbledonSemifinalsNadal6-4, 7-6, 6-4
2010Australian OpenQuarterfinalsMurray6-3, 7-6, 3-0 (Retired)
2008US OpenSemifinalsMurray6-2, 7-6, 4-6, 6-4
2008WimbledonQuarterfinalsNadal6-3, 6-2, 6-4
2007Australian Open4th RoundNadal6-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

To date, Murray, and Nadal have played each other a total of nine times in grand slam tournaments (twice at the Australian Open, twice at the French Open, three times at Wimbledon, and twice at the US Open) with Nadal currently leading their grand slam H2H 7-2.

Head to Head by Court Surface

To date, Nadal and Murray have played each other a total of twelve times on hard courts, three times on grass courts, and nine times on clay courts.

This does not include the walkover Murray received against Nadal at the Miami Open in 2012.

Head to Head on Hard Courts

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2015ATP FinalsRound RobinNadal6-4, 6-1
2011Tokyo OpenFinalMurray3-6, 6-2, 6-0
2011US OpenSemifinalsNadal6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
2010ATP FinalsSemifinalsNadal7-6, 3-6, 7-6
2010Canada MastersSemifinalsMurray6-3, 6-4
2010Australian OpenQuarterfinalsMurray6-3, 7-6, 3-0 (Retired)
2009BNP Paribas OpenFinalNadal6-1, 6-2
2009Rotterdam OpenFinalMurray6-3, 4-6, 6-0
2008US OpenSemifinalsMurray6-2, 7-6, 4-6, 6-4
2008Canada MastersSemifinalsNadal7-6, 6-3
2007Madrid OpenRound of 16Nadal7-6, 6-4
2007Australian Open4th RoundNadal6-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Nadal and Murray have played each other a total of twelve times on hard courts with Nadal currently leading their H2H on hard courts 7-5.

Head to Head on Grass Courts

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2011WimbledonSemifinalsNadal5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4
2010WimbledonSemifinalsNadal6-4, 7-6, 6-4
2008WimbledonQuarterfinalsNadal6-3, 6-2, 6-4

Nadal and Murray have played each other three times at the Wimbledon Championships with Nadal winning all three of their matches.

Head to Head on Clay Courts

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2016Madrid OpenSemifinalsMurray7-5, 6-4
2016Monte Carlo MastersSemifinalsNadal2-6, 6-4, 6-2
2015Madrid OpenFinalMurray6-3, 6-2
2014French OpenSemifinalsNadal6-3, 6-2, 6-1
2014Rome OpenQuarterfinalsNadal1-6, 6-3, 7-5
2011French OpenSemifinalsNadal6-4, 7-5, 6-4
2011Monte Carlo MastersSemifinalsNadal6-4, 2-6, 6-1
2009Monte Carlo MastersSemifinalsNadal6-2, 7-6
2008Hamburg OpenRound of 16Nadal6-3, 6-2

Nadal and Murray have played each other a total of 9 times on clay with Nadal winning 7 out of the 9 matches

Nadal vs Murray Matches Played per Year

Below is a schedule of the matches played by Nadal and Murray over the years.

YearMatches PlayedNadal WinsMurray WinsH2H (Nadal – Murray)
2007222-0
20084315-1
20093217-2
20104229-4
201154113-5
201213-5
201313-5
20142215-5
201521116-6
201611117-7
201717-7
201817-7
201917-7
202017-7
202117-7
202217-7

Frequently Asked Questions about the Nadal and Murray Rivalry

How many times has Andy Murray beaten Rafael Nadal?

Andy Murray has beaten Rafael Nadal a total of seven times (2008 US Open, 2009 Rotterdam Open, 2010 Australian Open, 2010 Canada Masters, 2011 Tokyo Open, 2015 Madrid Open and 2016 Madrid Open). Murray also received a walkover against Nadal at the 2012 Madrid Open.

How many times have Nadal and Murray played each other?

Nadal and Murray have played each other a total of 24 times with Nadal leading the H2H 17-7.

When did Nadal and Murray first play each other?

Their first match was in the 4th round of the 2007 Australian Open, which Nadal won in five sets (6-7, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1).

Has Andy Murray ever beaten Nadal on Grass?

No, Andy Murray has yet to beat Nadal on grass. They have played each other three times on grass courts (2008, 2010 and 2011 Wimbledon Championships) with Nadal winning all three matches.

Has Murray ever beaten Nadal on clay?

Yes, Murray beat Nadal twice on clay (2015 and 2016 Madrid Open).

Have Nadal and Murray ever played doubles together?

Nadal and Murray have not yet played doubles together.

Are Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray friends?

Nadal and Murray have know each other since they were teenagers and have been friends for many years.