ATPWorldTour.com has chosen the five best matches of the year from Grand Slam events. Nole features in the top four.
1. Novak vs Rafael Nadal Roland Garros semi-final (4-6, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6, 7-9)
In one of the greatest chapters of their storied rivalry, culminating in a drama-laden fifth set filled with pulsating rallies and sublime shotmaking, both players were battling for a shot at history, with Novak seeking to capture the only Grand Slam trophy he hasn’t won and Nadal eyeing a record eighth Roland Garros crown.
2. Novak vs Juan Martin del Potro Wimbledon semi-final (7-5, 4-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3)
3. Novak vs Stanislas Wawrinka Australian Open 4th round (1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7, 12-10)
4. Novak vs Rafael Nadal US Open Final (2-6, 6-3, 4-6, 1-6)