Rafa Nadal, Roland Garros 2012 championLast monday Rafa Nadal won the seventh tittle of Roland Garros of his career, beating world number one serbian Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in a match that was suspended on Sunday due to the heavy rain when contesting fourth set Nadal leading 1-2 breaking once again Djokovic serve.

The Spaniard thus becomes the player winning Roland Garros seventh time, beating Sweden’s Bjorn Borg six times.

This victory also marked the eleventh Grand Slam for Rafa, who placed fourth in the “greatest” Champions ranking, behind Roger Federer (16) Pete Sampras (14) and Roy Emerson (12), and tied with Rod Laver Australian and Bjorn Borg Swedish.

Rafa Nadal established itself as arguably the best player of all time on sand surface tennis court, and it has a new challenge for 2013, become the first player to win eight Grand Slam titles.

Rafa Nadal, Roland Garros 2012 champion

 

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