The final day of Roland Garros 2020 gives all fans one of the most important moments in tennis history: Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic in three sets, winning his 13th French Open title and, above all, equaling the 20 Roger Federer's Slam record.
An incredible, well-deserved goal. Now the question is legitimate: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both at 20 Slams, but which of them is the GOAT? And will Novak Djokovic, at 17 Majors, be able to equal the 20 successes of his rivals and surpass them, or will he always remain the third wheel in a duopoly that has written the history of tennis for the fans? The next few months will already give us some answers to these questions.
Talking about Federer-Nadal-Djokovic, the Serbian champion, on the eve of the final, clarified who, between the Swiss and the Spaniard, is his greatest rival: "Winning would be the icing on the cake. I hope I can play mine.
best tennis because that is what it will take and I know what to do. I have faced Rafa more than anyone in my career and I can confidently say that he is my biggest rival. Playing in so many competitions I have to say that the past will affect both of us and we both have mutual respect and motivation to go out and do our best."
The best and the worst from the Parisian Slam
Speaking of Rafael Nadal and Roland Garros, here are Tim Henman's words on Rafael Nadal's greatness. In the course of an interview, former British tennis player Tim Henman and current commentator spoke about Nadal's record at Roland Garros.
Here are his statements: "Rafael Nadal's numbers at Roland Garros are incredible, they almost seem like a joke. He has won 99 races and has only lost two. It's something on the edge of the unbelievable. It's fantastic how he keeps his level of form.
, avoids injuries and how he got to play the thirteenth final, even without losing a single set. " The old and the new on the Parisian clay-courts: Bois the boulogne thus gave two very clear verdicts. The old man is Rafael Nadal 'wins, a confirmation that goes beyond time and space, an almost vintage triumph that always gives crazy emotions.
The new is Iga Swiatek, 19-year-old women's singles winner, the new face of the WTA Tour, with a bright future ahead. Unlike many of her colleagues, will she be able to withstand the pressure of such an important victory?