With both Nadal and Federer placed in the same half of the draw, there is only a possibility of a semifinal clash, but a 'Final showdown' of titans isn't an option for fans on Italian Soil. How difficult is Nadal's road to title defence? Read on to find out...!

If all goes well, Nadal will set up a mouth-watering semifinal clash with top seed and former finalist Roger Federer, who hasn't been able to lay his hands on the presitgious trophy in Rome till now. Federer will get a golden opportuity to settle scores with........!

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