In the men’s singles final of the French Open Tennis Tournament, Spanish Rafael Nadal faced Serbian Novak Djokovic. Nadal became the champion with a score of 3-0 and won 1.6 million euros in prize money.
Rafadel Nadal faced Novak Djokovic in the final of Roland Garros, the last grand slam of the season. In the match played on the Philippe-Chatrier court, the Spanish racket defeated Djokovic with 3-0 and reached the championship without a set.
Having entered the 13th final at Roland Garros, which he participated for the 16th time, Nadal did not lose any of these finals. The 34-year-old legend also won another 20 grand slam victories, capturing another legend, Roger Federer.
Defeating his opponent comfortably with 6-0, 6-2 and 7-5 sets, Nadal also received a 1.6 million Euro prize money.
Nadal, who came to the final stage without a set during the tournament, did not give his opponent a chance in the final and became the first tennis player to have 4 championships without losing any sets.
Having reached a happy ending before without setting in 2008, 2010 and 2017, Nadal; He left Bjorn Borg behind at Roland Garros in 1976 Wimbledon, 1978 and 1980.
In addition, Nadal won his 100th grand slam with this game. During his career, Nadal lost only 2 matches at Roland Garros.
Rafael Nadal, who succeeded in making the history of tennis in this match, won Roland Garros for the 13th time and tasted something that had not happened before in this sport.
No athlete had ever won 13 championships in a tournament before.
After posing with Nadal’s trophy, his eyes teared up as the Spanish anthem was played. Making the statements, Nadal said, “I congratulate Novak’s family and himself. He won many tournaments. What they do for tennis is amazing. We had many tough matches together. I hope I can be with you in these finals for years to come. Many thanks to everyone who made this tournament possible to be played. We went through tough times. The ability to be our own sport is amazing. Thanks for everything in these difficult conditions, ”he said.
Nadal thanked her family and team for her words at the ceremony and said, “For me, being here is beyond imagination. This court has a special place in my career. I had incredible moments. It is not possible to celebrate normally. I’m a little bitter for that. See you next year, ”he concluded.