Look back on the Grand Slam Background of Rafael Nadal Following his 19th win at the 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows.
We delve into the archives to describe Nadal is among the greatest, after his most recent triumph in New York.
In 2003, at the age of 16, Nadal became the youngest man to get to the next round of Wimbledon since Boris Becker in 1984.
The Spaniard conquered the unheralded Mariano Puerta to become the first player to win the title in his main draw debut. It was the beginning of a winning biography at Roland Garros.
At the age of 19, he became the first teenager to win some singles title because Pete Sampras at the US Open in 1990.
By winning his eponymous game at the 2006 French Open, nadal broke Guillermo Vilas’s 29-year listing of 53 consecutive clay-court match successes.
In which he became the first player to defeat Roger Federer in a Grand Slam final and the Roland Garros winner, he went on to attain his second final.
The 21-year-old became the first man to win titles at Roland Garros.
He additionally shattered Federer’s hopes of becoming only the third person in history to hold all four types.
Nadal condemned his rival using a 6-1 victory over Federer within one hour 48 minutes to his worst loss in a Grand Slam event.
The Spaniard also won the title without dropping a set, becoming the third person to do this from the Open era after Ilie Nastase and Borg.
Federer was on the receiving end of a second defeat as Nadal landed his first Wimbledon title – 9-7 in near-darkness and at the fifth place.
After defeating Fernando Gonzalez in three sets, A glorious year finished with a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.
He became the first player once he won the Australian Open with a five-set victory against Federer again, to maintain three titles on three different surfaces at the identical time.
A Nadal suffered a loss against Robin Soderling. It had been his first defeat the clay.
He exacted his revenge on the Swede, but this time in the final.
In addition, he recovered the world No 1 position for the first time since July 2009.
He followed up that with his next title at Wimbledon.
When the world finished a career Grand Slam A remarkable year finished.
Nadal equal the tally of Borg and won his sixth French Open title by defeating Federer at the age of 25.
Federer had finished Djokovic’s 43-match undefeated run from the semi-finals.
In 2012, the record to be the most successful participant in Open history with his crown in a rare Monday that had many delays because of rain of Borg was conquered by him.
He ended Djokovic’s bidding to hold all four majors.
As he improved his career record to 59-1 the Coupe des Mousquetaires trophy was straight back in Nadal’s arms after his straight-sets success over David Ferrer.
The yards were achieved in the semi-finals when he defeated Djokovic 6-4 3-6 6-1 6-7 9-7 at a four-hour, 37-minute mythical.
That Septemberhe had been crowned US Open champion for the second time in his career after a triumph over Djokovic.
‘The King of Clay’ entered Roland Garros for the first time in 10 years with just one European title but he won variety nine Opens and also set a fifth successive victory by beating rival Djokovic in four sets. He was presented with the Coupe de Mousquetaires through another legend Borg, of the game.
The win helped him expand his streak at Roland Garros to 66 wins and only one defeat over 10 years.
Nadal ended a Grand Slam drought against Stan Wawrinka in the 2017 Open final. Nadal’s’La Decima’ was his 10th French Open, without falling a set throughout the tournament and he managed it. It had been because permitting Federer only four matches in the 2008 17, his most win.
At 31, he become the champion in Paris since 34-year-old Andres Gimeno in 1972.
Since he claimed a Grand Slam title at the US Open ruthless Nadal proved much too good for Kevin Anderson. The world No 1 lived up as the heavy favorite having a 6-3 victory over surprise finalist Anderson.
As he won a 11th French Open title with a 6-4 victory on pretender Dominic Thiem, imperious Nadal chose his Roland Garros win-loss album into a jaw-dropping 86-2.
He combined Australia’s Margaret Court as the only player to win 11 titles in the same major.
In a repeat of last year’s final, Nadal was pushed as hard as he has been in the two sets that were barbarous. However, Dominic Thiem, who performed tennis for nearly two weeks, could not sustain Nadal and the speed billed away to victory, winning 6-3 5-7 6-1 6-1.
Nadal now stands on his own female or male, in a Grand Slam having moved clear.
Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev in five places to claim his Grand Slam title and move of the all-time record of Roger Federer.
The Spanish seed headed by two sets and a rest, but he had to stop a comeback to win an epic showdown 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4.