Rafael Nadal defeated Casper Ruud to win his 14th French Open title© AFP
Rafael Nadal made it 14 wins from as many finals at Roland Garros after he defeated eight seed Norwegian Casper Ruud within the French Open males’s singles ultimate on Sunday. After taking the primary two units 6-3, 6-3, Nadal took his sport to a different degree in third as he didn’t even drop a sport, and wrapped up the ultimate in two hours and 18 minutes. Whereas social media was flooded with congratulatory messages for the 22-time Grand Slam champion, former India batter Wasim Jaffer additionally praised Nadal in his personal witty fashion.
Jaffer, who is thought for his hilarious posts and memes on social media, shared a video of two males taking part in desk tennis, the place one is seen operating about and attempting actually laborious whereas the opposite merely stands and returns each shot with ease.
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) June 5, 2022
Nadal registered his 112th win at Roland Garros after beat Ruud, and has misplaced simply three matches on the match all through his profession.
The 36-year-old additionally turned the oldest participant to win a French Open title, eclipsing 34-year-old compatriot Andres Gimeno who lifted the title 50 years in the past.
Earlier than the match, there have been doubts relating to Nadal’s participation within the upcoming occasions.
Nonetheless, after successful the match, Nadal clarified that he needs compete on the highest degree and win titles.
“I by no means believed I might be right here at 36, being aggressive once more, taking part in in a very powerful courtroom of my profession yet another time. I do not know what can occur sooner or later however I’m going to maintain combating to attempt to hold going,” Nadal mentioned on the presentation ceremony.
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