Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, Stan Wawrinka and Others Who Have Beaten Rafael Nadal at Italian Open

Rafael Nadal holds a 68-7 record and is a nine-time champ at the Italian Open. But only five players have beaten him since he first played the tournament in 2005.

Juan Carlos Ferrero in 2008

In 2008, Juan Carlos Ferrero snapped Rafael Nadal's 18 match win streak in Rome.

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Stan Wawrinka in 2015

Stan Wawrinka got his first and only clay court victory in the quarterfinals of 2015 Italian Open.

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Dominic Thiem in 2017

In 2017, Nadal defeated Thiem in Madrid and Barcelona. But the Austrian took revenge in the quarterfinals of Italian Open.

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Diego Schwartzman in 2020

Schwartzman stunned Nadal in the quarterfinals of 2020 Italian Open to break his nine match losing streak against him.

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Novak Djokovic in
2011, 2014, 2016

Before 2011, Djokovic had never beaten Nadal on clay. But in that year he beat the king of clay in Madrid Open final as well as Italian Open final. 

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Djokovic later beat Nadal in the finals in 2014 and in the quarterfinals in 2016.

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