Rafael Nadal received his 13th French Open title on Sunday, crushing Novak Djokovic in straight units (6-Zero, 6-2, 7-5) within the 2020 males’s last. The championship provides to Nadal’s document for many French Open titles, and the 34-year-old is now boasts a 100-2 profession document at Roland Garros.
With one other clay-court trophy, Nadal has matched Roger Federer, his longtime rival, with 20 Grand Slam titles. After Nadal’s win, Federer provided his congratulations on social media.
Nadal has now received the boys’s singles title on the French Open in 13 of the final 16 years. It was Nadal’s third victory towards Djokovic within the French Open last. Djokovic has received the occasion as soon as, however has misplaced within the last 4 occasions.
Nadal tied Federer along with his first Grand Slam title of 2020, and his first because the 2019 US Open. Federer congratulated Nadal shortly after he tied the document.
“I’ve all the time had the utmost respect for my good friend Rafa as an individual and as a champion,” Federer stated on Twitter. “As my biggest rival over a few years, I imagine now we have pushed one another to change into higher gamers. Subsequently, it’s a true honor for me to congratulate him on his 20th Grand Slam victory. It’s particularly wonderful that he has now received Roland Garros an unbelievable 13 occasions, which is likely one of the biggest achievements in sport.”