Rafael Nadal makes history at the French Open. Nadal defeated Novak Djokovich in the final to clinch the title. Nadal wins 13th French Open title It is also the 20th Grand Slam title. Nadal also managed to match Roger Federer's record. The final saw a completely unilateral fight. The score was 6-0, 6-2,7-5. The fight lasted two hours and 41 minutes.
Djokovich secured the first two sets unilaterally. Nadal won the second set almost authoritatively. It was only in the final set that Djokovic struggled. But Nadal, who fought back, was not ready to give up the set. Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slams since winning the Australian Open in 2018. He was defeated by Marin Cilic. Federer has won six Australian Open titles, one French Open, eight Wimbledon titles and five US Open titles.
Nadal won the French Open for the first time in 2005. Nadal has never won the Australian Open, twice at Wimbledon and four times at the US Open. Margaret Court, who has won the Australian Open 11 times, and Martina Navratilova, who has won nine Wimbledon titles, are second and third respectively. World number two Nadal became the first player to win 100 at Roland Garo.