Melbourne, Australia, 18 May 2013 |

Helping Australian Open 2012 become one of the most memorable Grand Slam tournaments in history was the iconic semifinal between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

In the 27th installment of their compelling rivalry, the pair battled for almost four glorious hours before Nadal eventually took the honours, 6-7(5) 6-2 7-6(5) 6-4.

> watch the full match in the AOTV Vault