Rafael Nadal wins 14th French Open title, record-breaking 22nd Grand Slam

Rafael Nadal French Open

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates the 15th day of the Roland-Garos Open tennis tournament on June 5, 2022 at the Court Philippe-Chatriere in Paris after their victory over Norway’s Caspar Rudd in the men’s singles final. (Photo by Thomas Samson / AFP)

Rafael Nadal won the 14th French Open on Sunday and the record-breaking 22nd Grand Slam title, defeating Caspar Rudd in a straight set to become the oldest male champion at the Roland Garros.

Nadal, 36, won 6-3, 6-3, 6-0, 17 years after claiming his first French Open as a 19-year-old in 2005.

Nadal is now two slams ahead of old rivals Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

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