Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win 13th French Open title, 20th Grand Slam title
Rafael Nadal has equaled Roger Federer’s tally of 20 tennis majors after trouncing rival Novak Djokovic
in a mesmerizing French Open final.
In one of the most complete performances of his career, magnificent Nadal dropped just seven games
as he triumphed 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in front of 1,000 gobsmacked punters at Roland Garros.
Here are the records he has broken:
Rafael Nadal scripted history on Sunday by winning a record-extending 13th French Open title as he lifted
his 20th Grand Slam trophy and equaled Roger Federer’s record for most major titles.
The Spaniard defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in 2 hours, and 41 minutes at Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris.
In 2018, Federer became the first men’s player to win 20 Grand Slams in singles when he defeated Marin Cilic
in the final of the Australian Open.
The Swiss Maestro has won six Australian Opens, one French Open, eight Wimbledon, and five US Open titles.
The 34-year-old Nadal, who first won the title in 2005, bagged his fourth consecutive title on the Parisian Terre battue. Nadal has won the Australian Open once, Wimbledon twice and the US Open four times.