Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal Parera has won the French Open, 2020 beating Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic on 11 Oct 2020. With this winning, Rafael has won his 13th French open men’s singles title. This is also his 20th Grand Slam .
French Open 2020
19-year-old Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek won the French Open female’s single title 2020. Swiatek marked the record of being the first player from Poland to win a Grand Slam.
About Grand Slam
Grand Slam Tournaments are also known as the Majors and organised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and Women Tennis Association (WTA) have no roles in Grand Slam. They are the 4 most important annual tennis events that include the United States Open, French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon.
- French Open : It is also called Roland Garros, is conducted during late May-early June. It is played on clay.
- Australian Open: It is conducted in mid January and is held in hard courts.
- Wimbledon: It is played in June-July and Is organised on grass courts.
- US-open: It is conducted in August-September and is held in hard courts.
Iga Swiatek is a 19-year-old Polish tennis player. She is ranked at 48 by the Women Tennis Association (WTA). Swiatek is also the third highest ranked teenager from globally.
Rafael Nadal Parera
Rafael Nadal Parera is a Spanish Tennis player. He ranked at 2nd position by the Association of Tennis Professionals. As of now, Rafael Nadal has won 2 Olympic medals, 21 Association of Tennis Professionals Tour 500 titles, 35 Association of Tennis Professionals Tour Masters 1000 titles. Nadal has also won 13 French Open, 1 Australian open, 2 Wimbledon and 4 US open. Nadal is the only one player with the most clay court titles because of which he is called as “The King of Clay” in Tennis.
Djokovic is a Serbian player and has been ranked at number 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Djokovic has achieved 17 Grand Slams, 14 Association of Tennis Professionals Tour 500 titles, 36 Association of Tennis Professionals Tour Masters 1000 Titles. Djokovic is the 2nd player to be at number one spot for over 289 weeks.
Rafael Nadal wins his 13th French Open men’s singles title Rafael Nadal wins his 13th French Open men’s singles title