Rafael Nadal’s victory in the Men’s Final gives him a record eight French Open wins.
The King of Clay Reigns at Roland Garros
By defeating Ferrer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3, Nadal became the first player to win eight singles titles at the same grand slam.
Since returning to tennis after a seven month break, Nadal has reached nine finals and won seven titles.
Here’s an ATP Video looking at Rafa’s comeback in the lead up to Roland Garros.
Photos of the Semi-Final between Nadal and Djokovic
Enjoy these photos taken by @GKilgallon during the epic semi-final between Nadal and Djokovic on Friday. The match lasted 4 hours and 37 minutes, with Nadal eventually winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-,7 9-7.
For me it was one of the great matches that make me love tennis so much. A match where time stands still until the final ball is hit.
View more photos from Roland Garros, including Rafa’s practice session, on Gemma’s Flickr page.
Until next time
Grand Slam Gal