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Basel Indoors Open Final: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal

Updated: 01 November 2015 21:41 IST - Published: 01 November 2015 19:10 IST
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Federer wins!
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Roger Federer serves for the match! Advantage to the Swiss, now on the verge of the win.
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And the Swiss takes the break, now leading Nadal 5-3 in the decider.
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Another break point for Federer! He's taken 2 of the 4 he has faced so far.
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Not a single break in the third set, with Federer leading 4-3.
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Nadal holds to go 3-3.
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Federer takes the lead in the deciding set, going 3-2 without conceding a point.
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Nadal holds to equalise at 2-2. The final is going down to the wire.
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Break point for Roger Federer! He's leading Nadal 2-1 in the third set.
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Federer holds to go 2-1 in the second set, taking the game without conceding a single point.
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Nadal takes the second set 7-5! This match will now go to 3 sets.
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And Nadal breaks to go 6-5! He'll now serve to take this to a three-set final.
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Nadal breaks and denies Federer victory..for now. 5-5 in the second set.
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Federer holds to go 5-4, and Nadal will now serve to stay in the match!
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4-4! Nadal's not done yet. Federer now serves for a lead in the second set.
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4-3! Could the Swiss ace close this out in straight sets?
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3-3 and Federer serves for the lead in the second set!
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Fedex has now taken a 3-2 lead in the 2nd set.
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The pair are equal at 2-2 in the second set, with break point for Federer!
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The Swiss leads Nadal 2-1 in the second set after winning his first service game.
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Nadal has never won after losing the first set against Federer in an indoors tournament, so statistics are currently in Federer's favour.
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Federer breaks Nadal to take the first set 6-3!
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And he holds, with Nadal now serving to stay in the set.
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Nadal holds his OWN serve to narrow the lead. Federer on serve, with the scoreline now at 4-3.
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Federer holds to take a 4-2 lead over Nadal.
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And the SABR returns to give Federer the lead 3-2 in the first set!
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Nadal now leads Federer two games to 1, but Federer holds to equalise! The pair are now 2-2 in the first set.
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And the first game goes to Nadal, with the SABR making an appearance to give Federer the second game.
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Today marks the pair's first meeting all year - they last met at the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2014, with Nadal taking victory.
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Nadal is Federer's nemesis - the rivalry between the two is legendary, with Nadal winning 23 of their 33 previous matches.
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Nadal beat Frenchman Richard Gasquet in straight sets himself, with the second set going to a tiebreak.
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Federer is the favourite to win today's match, beating American Jack Sock in straight sets in the pair's semi-final match.