‘No better love story than Nadal and the French Open’ – Fans react as Rafael Nadal wins record-extending 14th Roland Garros title

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Rafael Nadal beat Casper Ruud in straight sets at the 2022 Roland Garros final to win his 14th French Open title.

Despite edging closer to the twilight years of his career, Rafael Nadal continues to be a force to reckon with. The Spaniard has now won 22 Grand Slam titles and 14 of them are titles from the French Open. In doing so, Nadal created a larger gap between himself and his two greatest rivals, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, who both have 20 major titles.

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The Spaniard dominated Casper Ruud at the 2022 Roland Garros final on Sunday, to win 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in straight sets. Nadal, widely known as the ‘King of Clay’ showed the world that he still has plenty to offer on the big stage despite being 36 years old. And fans on social media were also quick to congratulate Nadal on his victory at the French Open.

Fans on social media react after Rafael Nadal wins 14th French Open title

On Twitter, one wrote, ‘There is no better love story than Rafael Nadal and the French Open’ while another added, ‘Rafael Nadal is the best tennis player on this planet, If you have any doubt check the amount of Grand Slam titles he has won,’ A third then wrote, ‘How is Nadal so good man? He just took down a youngster like Ruud with ease by winning all three sets in a row.’

Here are some more reactions by top sports stars and fans after Nadal won the French Open:

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Edited by: Gerard Crispin