It's the 32nd meeting between Fed and Nadal. I'm in Costa Rica so I haven't seen Fed's dismantling of Tsonga and Murray or Nadal taking down Nishikori and Dimitrov. Both Fed and Nadal have only dropped one set on the way to the semis I believe, or at least in their last two matches. The last time I can remember Fed beating Nadal in a match of consequence was two years ago when he beat him in the semis, I believe, of Indian Wells, maybe the quarters.

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