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Federer's heartwarming message after Rafael Nadal equals his all time record!

Monday, October 12, 2020 • Tamil Sport News Comments

Tennis legend Roger Federer has appreciated another legendary player Rafael Nadal after the Spaniard equalled his record of 20 Grand Slam titles following his 13th French Open victory yesterday.

Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 at the Roland Garros final, and Federer had termed it a greatest achievement. Following Nadal's record equalling win, Federer posted a heartwarming note which read “I have always had the utmost respect for my friend Rafa as a person and a champion. As my greatest rival over many years, I believe we have pushed each other to become better players. Therefore it is a true honour for me to congratulate him on his 20th Grand Slam victory."

He further wrote “It is especially amazing that he has won Roland Garros an incredible 13 times which is one of the greatest achievements in sport. I hope the 20 is just another step on the continuing journey for both of us. Well done, Rafa. You deserve it.”

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