Rafael Nadal, the legendary Spanish tennis player, marvellously broke the record of Bjorn Borg by winning the 7th French Open title over Novak Djokovic here on today afternoon.
After a neck-to-neck and nail-biting clash, the maverick Spaniard defeated his strong rival b 6-4 6-3 2-6 7-5.
The competition, which took place in the presence of thousands of spectators and hundreds of cameras of international media, was packed with enthusiasm, thrill, aggression and action.
The final match between the two giants of the tennis world started on Friday. Due to the continual intervention of rain, the event got interrupted for a few number of times.
In the early stages of the match, Djokovic was in leading position but Nadal staged a strong and stunning comeback on today afternoon to deny his rival the historical fourth salam title in a row.
Had Djokovic won this French Open, he would have become the only player to have won four consecutive grand slam titles.
Thus, today’s defeat was greatly shocking for Djokovic who was sure of success just a day ago.
There came many twists and turns in the competition but Nadal managed to seal a sterling success emphatically.
It was indeed a matter of great honour for the gifted player to lift the 7th French Open title in front of the millions of fans across the globe.
Flowing in the waves of extreme pleasure, Nadal picked up a minor rash on his face while holding the glorious trophy.
As a whole, today’s match was one of the greatest events of the sport history.