translated from Spanish: Rafael Nadal won his 18th Grand Slam and is approaching Roger Federer

The Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal achieved in the present day before the Austrian Dominic Thiem the Roland Garros Trophy and thus reaches his eighteenth title of ‘ Grand Slam ‘, which entrenches him in the second historical square in the singles competition Male idual who leads the Swiss Roger Federer with its 20 crowns. In this way, the one in Manacor is left with only two titles to match the tennis player Swiss, which has 20 trophies and 10 other finals (18 and 8 Spanish). The historic podium is completed by Serbian Novak Djokovic, with 15, and the three outnumber the long-time reference in that facet, the American Pete Sampras (14). Since winning its first ‘ big ‘ at Wimbledon 2003, Federer accumulates eight trophies on the English Herb (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2017), six Australian Open (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017 and 2018), five US Open (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008) and A Roland Garros (2009). For its part, Nadal has 12 titles in Paris (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019), US Open Three (2010, 2013 and 2017), two at Wimbledon (2008 and 2010) and one in Australia (2009). In addition, the Spanish reached its second consecration of the present season, after imposing itself in the final of the 1,000 Masters of Rome, also on brick dust, before Novak Djokovic by 6-0, 4-6 and 6-1. With regard to the historical classification of ATP titles, Nadal is fourth with 82 titles. The list is headed by American Jimmy Connors (109) and further back are Federer (101) and Czech Ivan Lendl (94).

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