Nadal Finishes Off Djokovic for Seventh French Open Title
Rafael Nadal, the defending champion at Roland Garros, defeated Novak Djokovic on Monday to become the first man to win seven French Open singles titles.
Rafael Nadal prevails in turf war for seventh French Open title
The Spanish clay-court master defeats No. 1 Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5, in the completion of a final postponed Sunday because of rain. Nadal's seven titles are a men's record at French Open. PARIS -- Only one man could answer history's summons to the court at Roland Garros on Monday, and his name had been engraved on the winner's trophy six times already.
Rafael Nadal wins record seventh French Open
PARIS — Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros. The man they call “Rafa” won his record seventh French Open title Monday, returning a day after getting rained out to put the finishing touches on a 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 victory over Novak Djokovic. He denied Djokovic in his own quest for history — the “Novak Slam.”
Rain halts Djokovic-Nadal final at French Open
For the first two sets, Rafael Nadal looked like the King of the Clay, alternately bullying Novak Djokovic, then frustrating him, as Djokovic tried to solve the nearly unsolvable riddle of Nadal at Roland Garros.
French Open Final Suspended With Nadal Ahead
Rafael Nadal, seeking a record seventh title at Roland Garros, won the first two sets against Novak Djokovic but then came apart and must wait until Monday to play again.