Roger Federer

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.

Roger Federer will miss the rest of the 2020 season due to setback in recovery from knee injury
Federer at the 2019 Australian Open
Federer at the 2019 Australian Open Credit: JC (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

Roger Federer will miss the 2020 tennis season because of a setback in his recovery from surgery on his right knee. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his knee in February and had to undergo a second procedure.

Over Twitter, Federer wrote: "I will be missing my fans and the tour dearly but I will look forward to seeing everyone back on tour at the start of the 2021 season."

Federer tops the list of world's highest-paid athletes
Roger Federer
Roger Federer Credit: Tatiana (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

Tennis icon Roger Federer tops the "World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes" list by Forbes, after earning $106.3 million - $100 million from endorsements - during the past 12 months.

Following the Swiss tennis player on the top of the list: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr. and LeBron James.