French Open Final: Rafael Nadal Clinches 14th Roland-Garros Title, Beats Casper Ruud In Straight Sets

Paris: World No. 5 Rafael Nadal won his 14th French Open title and a record 22nd Grand Slam trophy after beating Casper Rudd 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in the final of the tournament. Sunday.Also Read – French Open 2022 Final, Rafael Nadal vs Casper Rudd Highlights: Nadal won 14th Roland Garros Award

Djokovic and Roger Federer overcame Djokovic and Roger Federer in the Grand Slam race, earning the 22nd Grand Slam title, while Serbia and Swiss have won 20 major titles. Also Read – French Open 2022: Rafael Nadal’s Career Lessons Helped Me Improve Player Iga Swiotek Feel

This is the first time Nadal has won the Australian Open and the Roland Garros Trophy in the same season, and he now equals the country’s Carlos Alcaraz with four tour-leading titles in 2022 after improving to 112-3 in the Clay-Court Major. Read also – Alexander Zverev reveals that he has several torn ligaments after turning his right foot against Rafael Nadal against SF

The 36-year-old performed a fierce and aggressive first-set performance in front of a boisterous crowd at Court Philippe Chatriere, hitting his forehand with a heavy topspin and overtaking the Norwegian.

After a slow start in the second set, the Spaniards returned to basics from 1-3. Two hours and two minutes later, they swung in points before racing clear in the third set to secure another memorable victory, winning a long exchange and producing a series of spectacular passing shots with both wings to take further control.

Nadal, who will rise to No. 3 in the ATP rankings on Monday, set up the first ATP head-to-head meeting with the world’s No. 8-ranked Rudd, overtaking top 10 stars Felix Auger-Aliassim, Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev.

After his victory over the Norwegian, the Spaniard is the third player to have won four Top 10 wins at the Grand Slam since the ATP rankings began in 1973. Mats Vilander at Roland Garros in 1982 and Roger Federer at the Australian Open in 2017. Performance.

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