Rafael Nadal is probably the greatest competitor in the history of the French Open with 14 titles to his name. This is the most number of times any player, male or female, has won any Grand Slam singles title in the Open Era.
Nadal’s 14th and last Roland Garros title till date came in 2022 when he was seeded second. The Spaniard beat Casper Ruud in the final this year made a historic win, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in a match that lasted 2 hours and 18 minutes. He did not drop a single set during the competition. With this victory, Nadal made the record for most (14) Grand Slam singles titles.
|Full Name||Rafael Nadal|
|No. of French Open titles||14|
|French Open title-winning years||2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022|
How Many French Open titles has Rafael Nadal won?
Rafael Nadal has won 14 French Open titles. The first of these came in 2005 when he beat Mariano Puerta in the final. The other 12 years when he won the tournament were 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022. His tally of 14 French Open titles is the most for any player, male or female, at the same major in the Open Era.
Rafael Nadal French Open Wins and Losses
Rafael Nadal’s first victory at the French Open came in 2005 when he beat Mariano Puerta in the final. He won the tournament in 2006, 2007 and 2008 by beating Roger Federer in each final.
However, Nadal’s winning run at the French Open came to an end in 2009 when he lost to Robin Soderling in the fourth round. He then won the tournament from 2010-2014 before losing in the quarterfinals in 2015. Nadal won his record 10th French Open title in 2017 and also triumphed in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2022.
What is Rafael Nadal’s record at the French Open?
Rafael Nadal has played 108 matches at the French Open till date, winning 105 while losing only three matches (not counting the time when he withdrew from his third round match against Marcel Granollers in 2016 due to a wrist injury).
In what years did Rafael Nadal compete at the French Open
Rafael Nadal made his French Open debut in 2005 when he won the tournament. He has since featured in the competition every single year and he competed in 2022 as well.
Who did Rafael Nadal beat in the finals of the French Open?
The players who Rafael Nadal beat in the finals of the French Open are as follows:
2005- Mariano Puerta
2006- Roger Federer
2007- Roger Federer
2008- Roger Federer
2010- Robin Soderling
2011- Roger Federer
2012- Novak Djokovic
2013- David Ferrer
2014- Novak Djokovic
2017- Stan Wawrinka
2018- Dominic Thiem
2019- Dominic Thiem
2020- Novak Djokovic
2022- Casper Ruud
Who beat Rafael Nadal in the French Open?
Rafael Nadal has lost only three matches at the French Open with his first defeat coming to Robin Soderling in the fourth round of the competition in 2009. His second defeat in the tournament came six years later when he was beaten by Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals. The Serb also beat him in the semifinals of Roland Garros last year.