Ten major records in Tennis held by 'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal

11 June 2017, 10:42 PM
A file photo of Rafael Nadal
A file photo of Rafael Nadal

Tennis star Rafael Nadal beat Stan Wawrinka in the straight sets 6-2,6-3,6-1 to clinch the French Open 2017 title on Sunday. Nadal continued to maintain his stranglehold over Wawrinka, against whom he now has a 16-3 win record. Besides winning the men's singles final, he has many other records on his name.

10 Records held by Rafael Nadal:

1. Career Grand Slam - One of the select few players to win all the Grand slams  apart from Laver, Federer, Agassi, Djokovic

2. Most French Open Titles - 10 (Stand Alone)

3. Only player to achieve career Golden Slam (All four majors with the Olympic Singles Gold medal)

4. Most Titles won at a single grand slam - 10 French Open.

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5. Most ATP Masters Singles titles- 30 (tied with Novak Djokovic)

6. Most Clay court titles -53

7. Most ATP Masters tournament Final Appearance- 45 (Stand Alone)

8.Most ATP 500 series titles- 18 (Stand Alone)

9. Highest winning percentage at French Open- 97.53 % (79-2)

10.Most consecutive wins on Clay-81 matches  (Stand Alone)

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First Published: Sunday, June 11, 2017 10:19 PM
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