One of the happiest person of Rafael Nadal's triumph at the Roland Garros 2020 is undoubtedly his uncle Toni Nadal. The uncle of the Iberian champion witnessed his nephew's victory over Novak Djokovic from the facilities of the Manacor Academy.
Nadal has won and has achieved a feat that, sporting speaking, seems unattainable. He surpasses Djokovic in just over two hours and thirty minutes without ever allowing him to impose his game and confirms himself as King of Clay (King of clay).
At the end of the match, his uncle Toni Nadal, who has remained in Manacor to follow the match from the Academy, bursts into a liberating cry that he cannot hold back in front of the microphone of the journalist who tries to interview him shortly after the match ended.
Through the microphones of El Pais Toni made some statements about Rafa who played one of his best races on Philippe Chatrier.
Toni Nadal's words on Rafa's victory at Roland Garros
Here are the words of Toni Nadal: "From the beginning, at 40 to 15 for Rafa I noticed that he was making an insurmountable performance, I think Novak also understood this and immediately entered the field badly.
When he realized that my nephew was unbeatable from the bottom he tried to break the rhythm with short balls, but they were only the result of nervousness and certainly not of preparation. It was a difficult match due to the adverse conditions we all saw throughout the tournament.
Aside from all this time, the stakes were high and Rafa knew from the start of the tournament that on the one hand he could match Roger Federer with the Grand Slam tournament record and on the other hand in case of defeat he would lose his unbeaten record in the finals.
of Roland Garros as well as Djokovic who would have approached very dangerously " Talking about Roger Federer and Nadal and their 20 Slams, Toni Nadal said: "Statistics aside Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have elevated this sport to a higher category, something that others can hardly do.
It seems right to me that both are considered the two best players in tennis history." Toni also concluded by saying that the conditions of the tournament could favor Djokovic on paper but the Serbian did not take advantage of it.
The final saw the Spaniard dominate from the first exchange and what we saw in Paris was one of the most sensational and obvious results of recent years: we remember that Rafa Nadal took home the victory with the result of 6-0; 6 -2; 7-5.