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Roger Federer just defeated Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-4, to win the Madrid Open.   Perhaps, even more noteworthy was that the victory was on clay where Nadal has historically been at his best.    After the instant classic finals at Wimbledon in 2008 and the Australian Open in 2009 where Nadal pulled out dramatic 5 set victories, this should be a real confidence boost to Federer for the upcoming French Open.   Who knows- maybe this will propel Federer to new heights in his rivalry against Nadal, which has most recently been a one sided affair.   To date, their matchups have had the following head to head results:



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