Sportscliffs: What French open triumph means for Rafael Nadal

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Rafael Nadal won the French Open after his victory over Casper Ruud in Paris, What does the triumph means for the Spaniard?

Rafael Nadal claims the French Open tournament on Saturday following his victory over Norwegian Casper Ruud eighth see 6-3, 6-3 and 6-0 on Court Philippe Chatrier.

The Spaniard have lost at the Roland Garros three time since his debut in 2005, extending his men’s record with to surpass both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

Nadal have who lost to Djokovic in the semi finals last year, has now won 112 of his 115 matches on the clay.

Following his victory in the Australian Open in January, Nada has now claimed back-to-back titles for the first time since 2010, when he scoped the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open in a row.

What triumph means for Rafael Nadal?

  1. He holds the record of 14 win in the French Open: Nadal has now won his 14th French Open title following his victory over Casper Ruud of Norway. Having won all but four years since 2005 the Spaniard now has 14 French Open to his name.


  1. King of the Clay: Winning on the clay is not for every Tennis player but Rafael Nadal has mastered the clay and knows pros and cons of the clay in Paris which has now given him the record he has in the French Open.


  1. Over three million dollars richer: After Covid-19 affected 2 years where the total prize money was set around $66.37 million in 2020 and f2ll further 12 months later to $60.94 million in 2021, the total purse for the 2022 French Open is $66.80 million, so the winner of the competition goes home with the sum of $3.35 million which mean more money for the Spaniard.

There is now suspense whether the Spaniard will compete again in the tournament but it remains that the King of clay still reigns for the 14th straight time.




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