French Open: Rafael Nadal makes it 14 at Roland Garros, wins 22nd Grand Slam

Nadal has now won a record-extending 14 Grand Slams in Paris, France.

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The King of Clay has done it again. Rafael Nadal makes it his 14th in Paris France and wins his 22nd Grand Slam defeating Casper Ruud in straight sets with a score of 6-3, 6-3 6-0.

Nadal is now 2 Grand Slams ahead of the rivals Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, both with 20 each. The Spaniard started his 2022 season with a trophy at ATP Summerset followed by a historical 21st Grand Slam win at the Australian Open 2022. He then clinched the Mexican Open title before losing in the final as his first loss at the Indian Wells Masters at the hands of Taylor Fritz. The Spanish professional then took a break and was back on clay in Italy, Rome.

The 22 times Grand Slam champion, Nadal, after getting a walkover from Alexander Zverev in the semifinals said that he will be taking a break from tennis for his foot after the French Open 2022 final and won’t be appearing at this year’s Wimbledon championship.