13th French Open Men's Singles
Rafael Nadal won the French Open 2020 by defeating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020. He created history by winning 13th French Open title. He lifted his 20th Grand Slam trophy and equalled Roger Federer’s record of most Major titles.
He defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in 2 hours and 41 minutes at Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris.
About Roger Federer
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 Open, one French Open, eight Wimbledon and five US Open titles.
Nadal won his first title in 2005. He 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.
No singles player has won a Grand Slam more than Nadal has won the French Open. Nadal leads the list with 13 French Open titles and is followed Margaret Court’s 11 Australian Open victories.
Nadal became the first player to win 100 matches at Roland-Garros. He has only lost two matches at this tournament. Overall, this was Nadal’s 86th singles career title on the ATP Tour.
Winners of French Open Tennis 2020:
Category Name of the Sportsperson
Men’s Single – Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Women’s Single – Iga Swiatek (Poland)
Men’s Double – Kevin Krawietz & Andreas Mies (Germany)
Women’s Double – Tímea Babos (Hungary) & Kristina Mladenovic (France)
Written by IAS POINT