Spain’s Rafael Nadal, the defending champion, and Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, the world number one, qualified for the French Open tennis tournament “Roland Garros”, the second Grand Slam.Nadal, ranked third in the world and seeking to enhance his record in the tournament and achieve his 14th title, beat Britain’s Cameron Norrie, the 45th in the world, with three clean sets, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3, to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the 50th time in his career.
This victory is the 103rd victory for Nadal, the “king” of clay courts in “Roland Garros”, compared to only two losses. He surpassed Federer, who has 102 victories in the Australian Championships and 101 at Wimbledon, and hit an exciting date in the final price with the rising Italian Yannick Sener (19 globally), who He was eliminated from the quarter-finals last year on his way to the title, which he beat Sweden’s Michael Emmer 6-1, 7-5, 6-3.
Nicknamed “The Matador”, Nadal, who celebrated his 35th year yesterday, aspires to crown his 21st Grand Slam title to single out the record he shares with Roger Federer, according to Agence France-Presse.Djokovic qualified for the 12th year in a row to reach the final price by winning an easy race yesterday against Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis in three sets without a response, with results: 6-1, 6-4, 6-1.
Djokovic, 34, beat the 2016 Roland Garros champion and is looking for his 19th title in the Grand Slam, with the promising Italian 19-year-old Lorenzo Mozzetti.
Djokovic seeks to be the first player in more than half a century to win the four major titles more than once.