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Who did Nadal play 2005 French Open?

Who did Nadal play 2005 French Open?

Mariano Puerta
Rafael Nadal, at age 19, celebrated a point during the 2005 French Open final against Mariano Puerta. 13: Nadal’s number of singles titles at the French Open heading into Sunday, a men’s record for an individual Grand Slam tournament.

Who defeated Nadal in French Open final?

Nadal bounced back to win the four French Open titles between 2017-20, with victories in the final against Wawrinka (2017), Dominic Thiem (2018 and 2019) and Djokovic (2020). Last year, Nadal was eliminated in the semi-finals by eventual winner Djokovic.

Is Rafa better than Roger?

Roger Federer won 82.1% of the games he has played in his career (1242 wins to 271 losses). Rafael Nadal won 83,2% of the games he played in his career (990 wins to 200 losses). On hard courts, Federer won 83.3% of his matches, Nadal 78.8%.

How old was Nadal when he won the French Open in 2005?

The 36-year-old won his 14th French Open singles title on Sunday, 17 years after winning for the first time in 2005. He is the oldest man ever to win the French Open, with a lifetime record of 112 wins and three losses in the clay-court tournament.

Who won Roland Garros 2005?

Rafael Nadal

2005 French Open
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Men’s singles
Rafael Nadal

Why is Federer so good on grass?

Roger Federer has always said that he likes grass courts because there is a lot of variation in shots. The grass court is the fastest surface where the ball bounces very little, so the players have very little time to react.

Who Has Rafa lost to at Roland Garros?

Rafael Nadal’s full French Open record

Year Result Opponent
2018 Won in final Dominic Thiem
2019 Won in final Dominic Thiem
2020 Won in final Novak Djokovic
2021 Lost in semi-final Novak Djokovic