Karachi: Rafael Nadal broke the file by successful the French Open, beating Djokovic to not solely win the trophy for the file 13th time but additionally Roger Federer's All-Time 20 Grand. He additionally equaled the file of successful slim titles.
Contrary to expectations, the ultimate was one-sided, with Nadal embracing the victory 7-5, 6-2, 6-Zero. Overall, though Djokovic has the higher hand over Nadal, the Spanish participant defeated Roland Garros. Federer grew to become the primary participant on the planet to win 20 Grand Slams in 2018, however now Nadal additionally shares the file.
Federer gained the title two years in the past by defeating Marin Celk within the remaining of the Australian Open. Rafael Nadal, 34, gained the French Open trophy for the primary time in 2005, successful the title for 4 consecutive years. With honors, Nadal has gained 13 French Open trophies, together with the Australian Open as soon as, Wimbledon twice and the US Open 4 occasions, a novel file of successful a single Grand Slam a most of 13 occasions.
With this victory, Nadal additionally accomplished a century of match victories over Roland Garros, having failed solely twice right here thus far, making it the 86th singles title of his profession general, the Open Era. He now ranks fourth on the checklist, with Jimmy O'Connor main the way in which with 109 wins, Federer 103 second and Evan Lendl 94 titles.