Rafael Nadal Obtains 20th Grand Slam Title.
Roger Federer isn’t the “ATP Tour All-Time Grand Slam Winner” any longer, with Rafael Nadal equalling his record during the 13th French Open. Rafael’s victory will be remembered by the tennis community for years to come, with Nadal competing against Novak Djokovic & dominating over the ATP #1. It shows that Rafael has the skillsets to become the best tennis professional in modern-day history. Nadal’s scored points by match end was 6-0, 6-2, 7-5.
An official statement was issued by Rafael Nadal over his victory, expressing that 2020 has been a rough year for himself & billions worldwide. He’d remark that victory of the French Open means everything and that matching Roger Federer’s record doesn’t matter. It’s the concept of taking home the Roland Garros Trophy that matters most for Rafael Nadal. Sentiments concluded by Nadal clarifying his battle with Novak Djokovic were his careers most important & than thanked the entire community for their support. Rafael closed-out his remarks by saying the French Open was unforgettable & pure inspiration for future tournaments.
Challenges for Djokovic
During the match against Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal made fourteen unforced errors. This left Novak Djokovic is a challenging position, with it being known that Djokovic was hoping that penalties would be placed onto Rafael Nadal. It’d be the exclusive way for Novak to recentre himself after the first 6-0 round loss. This loss against Nadal is also notable for Novak Djokovic, who would’ve become the first tennis professional to win every Grand Slam trophy twice. He’ll have to wait another year to try again.
Rafael Nadal’s victory is notable because he defeated Novak Djokovic inside an indoor setting. This setting is Djokovic’s best, with the Siberian once winning 38 back-to-back matches on an indoor court. The stunning form shown by Spain’s Rafael Nadal was more than expected and swept over the skillsets of Djokovic. Nadal landed his hits on an average of 76%, with Novak Djokovic’s average standing at 42%. Pacing between the two athletes was evident in attending viewers. Tennis supports now look forward to the next instance of these two men battling on the court.