Rafael Nadal, an honorary member of Real Madrid, recorded a historic victory against Novak Djokovic at the 2020 Roland Garros tennis championship winning his 13th French Open and 20th overall Grand Slam. The former solidifies the myth of his legendary record in France extending his already ridiculous record. Nadal claiming his 20th Grand Slam now ties him with Roger Federer for the most in history.
20 - Rafael Nadal in numbers :— OptaJean (@OptaJean) October 11, 2020
- 13 titles at Roland Garros
- Results at RG :
100 wins (including 7 against Djokovic, more than against any other player)
2 losses (v Soderling in 2009, v Djokovic in 2015)
- Grand Slam title record with Roger Federer (20)
Real Madrid released a statement to acknowledge and congratulate the Spaniard on his breathtaking and record setting win.
Our honorary member @RafaelNadal continues to grow his legend. Madridistas around the world feel proud of the 1⃣3⃣ time-champion of @rolandgarros. Congratulations, Rafa! You are an example. #RealMadrid— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) October 11, 2020
Sergio Ramos also personally tipped his cap to his compatriot with beautiful and poignant words celebrating the tenacity, passion and determination that have come to characterize Nadal’s personality in the sports world.
Many congratulations to one of the finest representatives of the club and may his astounding career continue on.