Roger Federer got one over his old rival Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in a showdown between the two best players on the planet
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet in Sunday's final of the Shanghai Masters, just the latest chapter in their storied rivalry.
World number two Roger Federer handed Team Europe the maiden Laver Cup title after beating Team World's Nick Kyrgios in a super tie-break thriller in Prague.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer took Team Europe to within two wins of lifting the Laver Cup on Saturday after they played doubles together for the first time, but ruled out a full-time partnership on the tour.
Roger Federer introduced Rafael Nadal for the Laver Cup and the Spaniard's reaction to it was just pure gold.
With four matches a day -- three singles and a doubles, the players can earn a point for each win on Friday, two on Saturday and three on Sunday.
"The way I played or am playing right now, it's not good enough in my opinion to win this tournament," said Roger Federer.
Nadal and Federer, two of the greatest players of all time, have met 37 times, including 12 at the Grand Slams, but never in New York.
World number Rafael Nadal advanced to the US Open semi-finals on Wednesday by defeating Russian teen Andrey Rublev 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.
Juan Martin del Potro sensationally gatecrashed the US Open again on Wednesday, stunning five-time champion Roger Federer
Pablo Carreno Busta beat Argentine 29th seed Diego Schartzman 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.
Argentina 24th seed Del Potro claimed a heroic 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 victory over the sixth-seeded Austrian on a rocking Grandstand court, describing it as night he would remember forever.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer won their third round matches to move closer to a blockbuster semi-final clash at the US Open.
The field of newbies, who compete on Sunday for the first four spots in the US Open quarterfinals, is as eclectic as they come.
Former champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal battled into the US Open last 32 on Thursday while the women's draw lost the fifth seed from its top eight.
The 19-time Grand Slam champion outlasted 70th-ranked US 19-year-old Frances Tiafoe 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in a shockingly tough battle that boosted his hopes of a deep run on the New York hardcourts.
Ahead of the US Open though, the Swiss maestro was faced with a rather tricky test, which came in the form a barrage of question from an adorable kid.