Digital Desk, Paris. World No. 5 Rafael Nadal defeated Casper Roode 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in the final of the tournament to clinch his 14th French Open title and a record 22nd Grand Slam title on Sunday. After Nadal’s historic win, former Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Ravi Shastri and South African cricket legend AB de Villiers congratulated the 36-year-old tennis great for his remarkable achievement.
Sachin Tendulkar wrote on Twitter, going there and winning a record 14th at the rate Rolandgarros and 22nd Grand Slam at the age of 36 is an incredible achievement. Congratulations Rafael Nadal! Former India coach Ravi Shastri termed Nadal as the modern day Hercules, while Virender Sehwag said the Spaniard is the king of clay.
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