In order for this match to be a real treat, Nadal will need to execute a different game plan. He has lost to Djokovic in their last six meetings.
Nadal can beat Djokovic. His overall record is 16-13 against Djokovic. This record is a bit misleading because Djokovic has owned Nadal in the last year (Djokovic has also owned everyone else in the field hence the No. 1 ranking).
Here’s what Nadal must do if he expects to defeat Djokovic.