Rafael Nadal’s Grand Slam history after his US Open success gave him his 19th title
Look back on the Grand Slam Background of Rafael Nadal after his 19th win at the 2019 US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Why Nadal is among the greatest, after his latest victory in New York, we delve to explain.
At age 16, in 2003, Nadal became the youngest man to get to the third round of Wimbledon.
The Spaniard conquered the unheralded Mariano Puerta to eventually become the first player to win the title in his main draw debut. It was the start of a biography at Roland Garros.
In the age of 19, he became the first teenager to win a singles title since Pete Sampras in the united states Open in 1990.
Nadal broke Guillermo Vilas’s 29-year record of 53 successive match victories by winning his eponymous game at the 2006 French Open.
He went on to achieve his second successive final, in which he became the first player to defeat Roger Federer in also the youngest back-to-back Roland Garros winner and a Grand Slam since Bjorn Borg in 1974-75.
The 21-year-old became the first person since Borg from 1980 to win three titles at Roland Garros.
He also shattered the hopes of becoming only the third man in history to hold all four types of Federer.
His great competitor was condemned by nadal using a 6-1 victory over Federer within 1 hour 48 seconds to his worst loss at a Grand Slam event.
The Spaniard won the title becoming the person to do following Borg and Ilie Nastase.
Federer had been on the receiving end of the following significant defeat as Nadal landed his first Wimbledon title – 9-7 in the fifth set and at near-darkness.
After defeating Fernando Gonzalez in 3 places, A year finished with a golden medal.
He eventually also became the first player when he won the Australian Open again, to maintain three significant titles on three unique surfaces at precisely exactly the exact identical time.
A dejected Nadal suffered a loss against Robin Soderling. It had been his first defeat on the clay.
He exacted his revenge over the Swede, but this period in the final.
He regained the world no 1 ranking for first time.
He followed up that with his title at Wimbledon with a straight-sets success over Czech Tomas Berdych.
When the entire world No 1 completed a career Grand Slam by beating Novak Djokovic in Flushing 21, A remarkable year ended.
Nadal equivalent Borg’s tally and won his sixth French Open title by defeating Federer at age 25.
Federer had finished Djokovicundefeated run in the semi-finals.
In 2012, the record to become the most prosperous player in French Open history with his seventh crown in a rare Monday closing that had many delays due to rain of Borg was conquered by him.
He finished Djokovic’s bidding to hold all four figures.
The Coupe des Mousquetaires decoration was straight back in Nadal’s arms following his victory over David Ferrer because he improved his career record.
The yards were achieved in the semi-finals if he defeated Djokovic 6-4 3-6 6-1 6-7 9-7 at a epic.
This Septemberhe was crowned US Open champion for the second time in his career after a triumph over Djokovic.
‘The King of Clay’ entered Roland Garros with just one European name for the very first time in 10 decades however he won number eight Opens and set a fifth successive victory by beating Djokovic. He was presented with all the Coupe de Mousquetaires through another legend of the sport, Borg.
The win helped him extend his extraordinary streak at Roland Garros into 66 wins and just one defeat over 10 decades.
Nadal ended a three-year Grand Slam drought against Stan Wawrinka from the 2017 Open final with a dazzling performance. Nadal’s’La Decima’ was his French Open, without falling a set throughout the 23, and he handled it. It was since allowing Federer only four games in the 2008 17, his most win.
At 31, he’s the champion in Paris because Andres Gimeno at 1972.
Ruthless Nadal proved much too great for Kevin Anderson since he maintained a 16th Grand Slam title. The world lived up to his billing as the heavy favourite having a 6-3 success over surprise finalist Anderson.
Imperious Nadal chose his Roland Garros listing into some 86-2 that was jaw-dropping since he won a French Open title with a 6-4 victory over young pretender Dominic Thiem.
He combined Australia’s Margaret Court as the only player to win 11 titles.
At a repeat of last year’s final, Nadal was pushed perhaps as tough as he has been at a final in the two sets. However, Dominic Thiem, that played tennis for almost two hours, could not sustain Nadal and the speed billed away to success, winning 6-1 6-1 to 6-3 5-7.
Nadal now stands on his own since the most prosperous singles player, male or female, at a single Grand Slam having moved clear.
Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev in five breathtaking places to claim his 19th Grand Slam title at the US Open, and move of Roger Federer’s all-time album.
The second seed led by a break and two sets, but he also had to halt a comeback to win an epic showdown 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4.