Rafael Nadal won his 13th French Open, 20th Grand Slam
Rafael Nadal of Spain won the French Open title for the 13th time, equaling Roger Federer’s record of winning 20 Grand Slam titles.
Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final of the French Open men’s singles in Paris. He dominated the French Open final from the start and Djokovic did not win a single game in the first set, while Nadal won 0-6.
Nadal dominated the second set as well, taking a 2-0 lead in the set and a 0-2 lead in the match. Djokovic competed in the third set but still failed to win the set. Nadal won the French Open title for the 13th time.
The 34-year-old left-hander from Spain previously put together streaks of four French Open championships from 2005-08, then five in a row from 2010-14, to go alongside his four trophies at the US Open, two at Wimbledon and one at the Australian Open.