“One of the keys to success was to survive…”

Rafael Nadal claimed his 22nd Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, after pulling two goals from Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Nadal had another perfect two weeks in Paris despite severe foot pain, undergoing injections and overcoming all challenges to lift the 14th trophy in his flagship.

Players from all over the world congratulated the Spaniard on his colossal achievement, and among them were Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Serena tweeted Rafa’s name in an SMS, while Roger texted her big rival and congratulated her.

At the age of 36, Nadal became the oldest winner at Roland Garros, nearly two decades after winning his first title as a teenager! Arriving in Paris with a foot problem and no matches, Rafa showed his magic at Roland Garros and improved his amazing numbers that no one will ever repeat.

Nadal began his 18th career at Roland Garros with solid victories over Jordan Thompson, Corentin Muttet and Boutique van de Zandschulp, which allowed him to conserve his energy. The Spaniard faced his first serious opponent in Felix Auger-Aliassime in the fourth round.

After winning the first and four sets, Canadian forced Rafa into a rare fifth set in Paris. The most experienced player won and reached the Round of 16 after nearly four and a half hours. Things were about to get even more difficult for Nadal, the world number one.

1 Novak Djokovic is waiting on the other side of the net. After a massive battle, Rafa won 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 in four hours and 12 minutes to defeat the Serbs and meet in the semi-finals.

Rafa Nadal traveled to Barcelona

Rafael Nadal won his 14th French Open title on Sunday by defeating Norway’s Casper Ruud in straight sets in the final.

“One of the keys to success was staying home. I had no doubts about it. My career would have been completely different if I didn’t have my family. I’m no longer a child! But it’s as if we all live in the same village.”

Everyone talks to each other and everyone knows each other. I am very close to my father, my mother. “Obviously when you see us together,” Nadal said. “The Spanish Tennis Federation offered to take me to Barcelona.

But my uncle – who was my coach – knew that in Mallorca, I was playing with a good group, surrounded by good players, and that everything was going well,” Nadal said. Just two days after winning his 14th Roland Garros title, Rafael Nadal traveled to Barcelona to undergo treatment for a long-standing foot injury.

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