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French Open: Nadal defeats Djokovic to become 13-time champion

French Open: Nadal defeats Djokovic to become 13-time champion

Rafael Nadal is the champion at French Open for an unprecedented 13th time, his victory over world No.1 Novak Djokovic elevating him level with Roger Federer’s all-time mark of 20 major titles, said Roland-Garros in a post on its website. “The Spaniard delivered one of his finest performances against arguably his toughest rival to prevail 6-0, 6-2, 7-5…

French Open men’s semi-finals: Nadal vs Schwartzman, Djokovic vs Tsitsipas

French Open men’s semi-finals: Nadal vs Schwartzman, Djokovic vs Tsitsipas

The world No.1 continues his bid for a second Roland-Garros title as Tsitsipas targets a maiden Grand Slam final. The men’s semi-finals line-up at Roland-Garros can hardly be called a surprise, Roland-Garros said on its official website on Thursday. “In the bottom half of the draw, 12-time champion Rafael Nadal faces Italian Open finalist Diego Schwartzman while in the…

French Open: The 12-time champion ‘Nadal’ qualifies for his 13th semi-final

French Open: The 12-time champion ‘Nadal’ qualifies for his 13th semi-final

Rafael Nadal, the 12-time French Open champion, booked his 13th semi-final on the clay in Paris after winning the quarter-final against Jannik Sinner on Tuesday. The defending champion featured in his 100th match on the terre battue of Roland-Garros and prevailed 7-6(4), 6-4, 6-1 over Italian teenager.

French Open: Rafael Nadal reaches 14th quarter-final

French Open: Rafael Nadal reaches 14th quarter-final

Rafael Nadal reached a 14th Roland-Garros quarter-final with a smooth victory over Sebastian Korda on Sunday. Nadal, on his way to get fourth successive title at Roland Garros, took the match 6-1 6-1 6-2. He will face Jannik Sinner who eliminated Alexander Zverev to reach the quarter-final.

French Open: Novak Djokovic records his 70th victory

French Open: Novak Djokovic records his 70th victory

Novak Djokovic recorded his 70th Roland-Garros victory with a smooth 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 success over Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis in just 83 minutes in second-round action on Thursday. The Serb is now tied in second place with Roger Federer on the list of most matches won at the tournament, behind Rafael Nadal, who leads the men with…

Djokovic lifts Italian Open trophy for the fifth time

Djokovic lifts Italian Open trophy for the fifth time

Novak Djokovic defeated Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 to lift the Italian Open trophy for the fifth time on Monday. He also won a record-breaking 36th Masters-1000 title, said Internazionali BNL d’Italia. “Djokovic won his 35th Masters-1000 title at Cincinnati last month to equal Rafael Nadal’s record for most Masters-1000 crowns and was able to surpass that milestone…

Dominic Thiem wins 2020 US Open men’s singles final

Dominic Thiem wins 2020 US Open men’s singles final

Dominic Thiem used every bit of his Grand Slam experience to come back from the brink and defeat Alexander Zverev, 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6, in the 2020 US Open men’s singles final. Playing in his fourth major final, the 27-year-old won his first Slam silverware with a comeback as methodical as his rise to this…