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Nadal bags historic 13th Roland Garros title after win over Djokovic

PARIS: Rafael Nadal of Spain won the 13th Roland Garros crown after registering a win over the 2016 Fench Open titlist, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, here on Sunday.

Nadal defeated Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to capture a record-equalling 20th major singles trophy to draw level with all-time leader Roger Federer.

It was his 100th match win on the clay in Paris, his 27th from 56 showdowns with the Serb.

The 34-year-old is now just one-match win away from becoming the fourth player to record 1,000 career victories -- and joining Jimmy Connors (1,274), Federer (1,242) and Ivan Lendl (1,068).

 

 

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