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Tennis: Nadal wins French Open for 20th Slam title

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Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in French Open Finals.

Rafael Nadal has three championship points for a 13th French Open title and a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam.

Nadal beat Djokovic 6-0 6-2 7-5 to win the title.

With the victory over Djokovic, Nadal tied Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles and earned his 13th French Open crown. Nadal is now 100-2 at Roland Garros.

The 34-year-old Spaniard has long been a force in Paris, where he was playing in his fourth consecutive French Open final.

Speaking after the match, Nadal said:

“Congrats to Novak for another great tournament. Sorry for today.

“It’s clear today was for me. That’s part of the game. We’ve played plenty times together – one day one wins, another the other .”

Nadal also had an inspiring message to the world:

“We are facing one of the worst moments we remember fighting against this virus,”

“Keep going. Stay positive and all the very best. We will get through this.”

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