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Rafael Nadal wins the French Open 2020
Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal Credit: Roland Garros (Twitter Reproduction)

Rafael Nadal is the French Open 2020 champion after a 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 victory over Novak Djokovic. The Spanish celebrated his 13th Roland Garros title.

Nadal also equalised Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam men's titles.

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Rafael Nadal will play Novak Djokovic for the French Open 2020 title
Rafael Nadal will play Novak Djokovic for the French Open 2020 title
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Rafael Nadal is going for a record 13th French Open title after a 6-3 6-3 7-6 (7-0) victory against Diego Schwartzman in the semi-final. Nadal has only lost twice on Roland Garros in his career.

The Spanish will play top seed Novak Djokovic, that has beaten Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-2 5-7 4-6 6-1.

Sunday's match will be the 56th between the two players, the ninth on a Grand Slam final.

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Rafael Nadal decides to pull out of the US Open due to Covid-19 concerns
Rafael Nadal decides to pull out of the US Open due to Covid-19 concerns
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The current tennis world number 2, Rafael Nadal, has decided to pull out of the US Open tournament. Nadal, who won the tournament four times previously, including 2019, will not be competing this year due to Covid-19 concerns. He recently tweeted: "After many thoughts I have decided not to play this year’s US Open. The situation is very complicated worldwide, the COVID-19 cases are increasing, it looks like we still don’t have control of it.".