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‘An incredible achievement’ – Cricket fraternity thrilled as Rafael Nadal wins his 22nd title

By BetBarter Staff

June 6, 2022

Rafael Nadal went on to create history after beating Casper Ruud in the final of the Roland Garros by 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 at the Philippe Chatrier. With this win, he won the record 14th title of the French Open and overall 22nd title. Besides, He has already gone past the likes of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic with the duo having 20 titles each to their name.

Not to forget, the Spanish player also became the second player to win two titles in a year, levelling with Carlos Alcaraz, who has won four titles this season. Meanwhile, after the win, the 36-year-old said that it is very difficult for him to describe the feeling. He revealed that he didn’t believe he achieve such a feat at this age.

“For me personally, it is very difficult to describe the feelings that I have. It is something that I have never believed. To be here at 36, being competitive again on the most important court of my career,” Nadal said during the trophy ceremony. “One more title means a lot. It means a lot of energy to try and keep going…I don’t know what can happen in the future but I am going to keep fighting to try and keep going.”

The 14 time French Open winner thanked his family and the team for the achievement and acknowledged that he wouldn’t have achieved this without them.

”Team, family, everyone who is there. It is amazing the things that are happening this year,” Nadal added. “I just thank you very, very much for all the things you are doing for me and over the years. Without you none of this would be possible, without any doubt. Especially in the very tough moments we went through with injuries.

On the other hand, the cricket fraternity has congratulated the legend. The likes of former cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar, Ravi Shastri, Harbhajan Singh, and current players such as Cheteshwar Pujara, Yuzvendra Chahal, etc congratulated the Tennis legend.

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