Last night tennis fans from all around the globe witnessed the biggest clash of the year, Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic. Nadal beat his opponent the world number one in an epic battle. He beat Djokovic by 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(4) points.
At this time, Nadal and Djokovic are the greatest rivals of each other. Their rivalry is going on for decades. As Roger Federer is out of the big games for quite some time people’s focus is now on Nadal and Djokovic. Last night millions of people get to Nadal vs Djokovic match after a long time. This match has already been the most talked about and interesting match of the French Open. Fans waited a long time to see their clash.
Before the match, both Nadal and Djokovic were the critics’ favourite choices. It was hard to tell anything before the match. But most of the people believed in Nadal and put their faith in the Spaniards.
The 21 times grand slam winner didn’t fail his meet the expectation of his fans. There is no doubt that Djokovic is one of the most talented tennis players in the whole tennis industry. Defeating him isn’t an easy matter.
However, when the match is at the Roland Garros and the player is Nadal then no one has the ability to get victory over him. Nadal won a total of 110 matches on the French Open clay court and lost only three games in the French Open tournament since 2005.
Nadal proved again that he is the most powerful player in French Open. In round four, He beat Canadian tennis star Felix Auger Aliassime who is trained by Nadal’s uncle Toni. After successfully overcoming Aliassime, Nadal was set to play against Djokovic in the quarter-final.
Nadal took the perfect revenge by defeating Djokovic in the French Open quarter-final. Last year these two players faced each other in the French Open too. At that time, Nadal lost to Djokovic in the semifinals. Now, Nadal took his last year’s defeat revenge.
Nadal’s next match in the semifinals, Nadal vs Alexander Zverev:
After getting victory over Djokovic, Nadal says, “It was a very tough match. Djokovic is one of the best players in history. Playing against him is always a big challenge. Against him, there’s only one way to play – at your best level from the first point to the last. And today was a magic night for me. Unexpected level from me.”
He expressed his feelings too by saying, “It’s a very emotional moment for me. Thank you, everyone. It’s incredible, the support I get from you. Everyone knows how important it is for me to play here. It’s the most important tournament of my career.”
It took Nadal four-hour-12-minute to beat Djokovic. Nadal went ahead of Djokovic at the beginning of the game. He kept that vibe and slowly destroy Djokovic.
Now in the semifinals, Nadal will play against Alexander Zverev. Zverev beat the rising tennis Alcaraz Garfia in the quarter-final.