Five Fast Facts About Nadal's Historic Roland Garros Title
ATPTour.com looks at five fast facts about Nadal's victory in Paris.
Five Fast Facts About Nadal's Win
- This is the first time Nadal has won the Australian Open and Roland Garros in the same season. Earlier this year, the Spaniard captured his second trophy at Melbourne Park.
- Nadal’s 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 victory against Casper Ruud was tied for his second-most lopsided win in a major final. The lefty lost just four games in the 2008 Roland Garros final against Roger Federer and six games in the 2017 championship match in Paris against Stan Wawrinka.
- The 36-year-old has now earned at least one clay-court title in 19 consecutive years. He is also tied for the most trophies on the ATP Tour this season with Carlos Alcaraz. Both men have triumphed four times in 2022.
- Nadal is now 14-0 in Roland Garros finals. No other man has more than six titles at the tournament.
- The 22-time major winner is now the oldest men’s singles champion in Roland Garros history. Nadal broke the mark previously set by Andres Gimeno, who was 34 years, 10 months when he was victorious in 1972.