Madrid Open 2009 Final: The Last Time Roger Federer Defeated Rafael Nadal on Clay

Roger Federer has beaten Rafael Nadal just twice on clay with the last victory coming in the 2009 Madrid Open final.

Roger Federer's attacking intent in the first set

Serving at 2-1, Federer combined well with his strong forehand shots to win the point.

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Federer's forehand broke Nadal's serve

At 4-4, Federer pressed relentlessly on Nadal's backhand to break the Spaniard's serve and serve for the opening set.

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Roger Federer wins the first set

A dominant first set went Federer's way- 6-4.

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Federer breaks Nadal in the second set

Going to his reliable drop shot, Federer broke Nadal in second set to lead 3-2.

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Nadal fired up!

Federer was serving for the match, but he was ;eft running by Nadal, who tried his best to save the match.

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Federer completes a
 6-4, 6-4 win.

Federer finally won with an ace to defeat Nadal in straight sets and capture his 2nd Madrid Open title.

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At the new Caja Magica stadium, Federer defeated Nadal to win the 2009 Madrid Open. This remains the last clay court success for Federer against Nadal.

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