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Nadal Clinches Men’s French Open 2020

Nadal Clinches Men’s French Open 2020
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Rafael Nadal scripted history on Sunday by winning a record-expanding thirteenth French Open title as he lifted his twentieth Grand Slam prize and equalled Roger Federer’s record for most Major titles.

The Spaniard crushed Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 out of 2 hours and 41 minutes at Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris.

In 2018, Federer turned into the principal men’s player to win 20 Grand Slams in singles when he crushed Marin Cilic in the last of the Australian Open. The Swiss Maestro has won six Australian Open, one French Open, eight Wimbledon and five US Open titles.

The 34-year-old Nadal, who initially won the title in 2005, stowed his fourth continuous title on the Parisian terre battue. Nadal has won the Australian Open once, Wimbledon twice and the US Open multiple times.

No singles player, male or female, has won a Grand Slam more than Nadal has won the French Open. Nadal drives the rundown with 13 French Open titles and has followed Margaret Court’s 11 Australian Open triumphs. Third in the standings is Martina Navratilova, with nine Wimbledon prizes. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic stand forth with eight titles each at Wimbledon and the Australian Open, individually.

With this success, world No. 2 Nadal additionally turned into the primary player to win 100 matches at Roland-Garros. He has just lost two matches at this competition. In general, this was Nadal’s 86th singles profession title on the ATP Tour, putting him fourth on the Open Era list behind Jimmy Connors with 109, Federer (103) and Ivan Lendl (94).

Both Federer and Nadal are four majors behind the general record holder, 24-time Grand Slam singles champion Margaret Court. Serena Williams, who pulled back from this version of the French Open because of a physical issue subsequent to winning her first-round match, is on 23 singles Grand Slam titles, however her last title came at the 2017 Australian Open.

Written by Ojasvi Taak

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