The two best players on the planet will battle it out on Sunday for the Shanghai Rolex Masters trophy. World #1 Rafael Nadal will face great rival and world #2 Roger Federer for the 38th time in their impressive careers. A lot is on the line in this match, but who will win?

What is on the line?

Although it seems extremely unlikely, the fight for year end #1 is still on and this match could determine whether that fight continues. A win for Federer would put him on 8,505 Race points – 1,960 behind Nadal.

You can read the rest of my published article in thelink below:

http://lastwordontennis.com/2017/10/14/atp-shanghai-final-preview-rafael-nadal-v-roger-federer/