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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
Credit: Roland Garros (Twitter Reproduction)

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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Iga Swiatek wins the French Open 2020
Iga Swiatek
Iga Swiatek Credit: Twitter Reproduction

Iga Swiatek became the first Grand Slam singles champion from Poland, after a 6-4, 6-1 over Sofia Kenin on Roland Garros. Swiatek did not drop a set during the tournament,

The 19-year-old player is the youngest champion since 1992, and at 54 in the world, she is also the lowest-ranked woman to win the French Open.

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Sofia Kenin and Iga Swiatek will play Saturday for the French Open 2020 title
Sofia Kenin
Sofia Kenin Credit: Twitter Reproduction

The French Open women's final will be contested between the Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin and Polish teenager Iga Swiatek. The game will be played Saturday.

Swiatek needed only 70 minutes to beat Nadia Podoroska 6-2, 6-1 to reach her first major final, and to be the first Polish woman to reach a Roland Garros final since 1939.

The American Sofia Kenin overcame the two-time Roland Garros winner Petra Kvitova with 6-4, 7-5.