French Open 2022, Men's Singles Final: Rafael Nadal Triumphs Again At Roland Garros To Win 22nd Grand Slam Title | Tennis News

French Open 2022, Men’s Singles Final: Rafael Nadal Triumphs Again At Roland Garros To Win 22nd Grand Slam Title | Tennis News

French Open Final Live: Rafael Nadal breaks Casper Ruud early in third set.© AFP

French Open 2022 Final, Highlights: Rafael Nadal on Sunday won a record-extending 22 Grand Slam title after beating Casper Ruud in the final of French Open men’s singles final at the Court Philipp-Chatrier. Nadal continued his unbeaten run in finals at Roland Garros, defeating Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 to clinch his record-extending 14th French Open title. Nadal also became the oldest player to win the French Open. Despite being broken early in the second serve, Nadal responded with two breaks of his own before sealing the second set 6-3. Earlier, Nadal won the first set 6-3 after breaking Ruud’s serve twice. The Norwegian did manage to break back Nadal once but his poor first serve percentage saw him come out as the second best.

Here are the LIVE Updates of French Open 2022 Final Between Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud

  • 21:01 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL WINS!

    Nadal wins the French Open for a record-extending 14th time. He wins 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 against Casper Ruud

  • 20:56 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL ON THE CHARGE!

    So that’s it! Nadal just need a game to win his  his record-extending 14 French Open and 22 Grand Slam title, respectively. He leads 5-0 in the third

  • 20:52 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL BREAKS AGAIN!

    Nadal breaks again and goes 4-0 up in this third set! Very difficult for Ruud to make a comeback now

  • 20:51 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL HOLDS!

    EIGHT games in a row for Rafa! He goes 3-0 up

  • 20:42 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL BREAKS!

    Nadal breaks early again! Ruud has to change something! He is going down at this rate

  • 20:26 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL MAKES IT 2-0!

    Nadal is now just a set away from clinching his record-extending 14 French Open and 22 Grand Slam title, respectively. He takes this second set 6-3

  • 20:17 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL LEADS!

    Nadal now goes 5-3 up and Ruud will serve to stay in this second serve

  • 20:14 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL BREAKS AGAIN!

    Nadal breaks again as Ruud managed to capitalise after going 40:30 up. Rafa now leads 4-3

  • 20:06 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL SURVIVES!

    Nadal has pegged back Ruud to make it 3-3 in this second set! Ruud has managed to show glimpses but is yet to really get going so far

  • 20:00 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL BREKS BACK!

    Nadal refuses to let this slide! He breaks back Ruud and will now serve to restore parity!

  • 19:57 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: RUUD BREAKS!

    Shocking from Rafa! Bizarre game by him! Ruud breaks him after going up 40:0

  • 19:51 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: RUUD SURVIVES!

    Ruud has started this second set on a brighter side! He held his serve and now leads 2-1

  • 19:48 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: RAFAAA!

    Rafa holds his serve with ease and levels things in this second set! 

  • 19:41 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: TENCAIOUS RUUD!

    Ruud saves multiple break points to go 1-0 up in this second set

  • 19:32 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL TAKES 1ST SET!

    Nadal takes the first set 6-3! Ruud tried his best to close out the gap but the Spaniard held on to take early bragging rights 

  • 19:22 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL ON TOP!

    Nadal is just a game away from taking this first set! Ruud will serve to stay in this match

  • 19:16 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: RUUD SURVIVES!

    Ruud has managed to hold on to his serve! He trails Nadal 2-4

  • 19:13 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL ON TOP!

    Nadal has now taken a 4-1 lead and is on the verge of taking this first set. Good start from him 

  • 19:06 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL BREAKS AGAIN!

    Nadal and Ruud exchange breaks as the 14-time champion restores his two game cushion.

  • 18:59 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: RUUD BREAKS!

    Rafa struggled with his serve and this has allowed Ruud to get back into this first set. He trails Nadal 1-2

  • 18:53 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: RAFA BREAKS!

    Rafa breaks early to take a 2-0 lead. Ruud has been on the backfoot so far and Rafa has managed to put him deep into the baseline

  • 18:47 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: NADAL IS UP AND RUNNING!

    Nadal takes the first game with ease. Ruud started nervously but his forehands might prove to be a threat for Nadal.

  • 18:36 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: MATCH IS ABOUT TO START!

    Rafael Nadal won the coin toss and will serve first

  • 17:47 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: RAFA OR RUUD?

    Nadal is the heavy favourite to win a remarkable record extending 14th title at Roland Garros and 22nd Grand Slam.

    However, Ruud, who will be featuring in his maiden slam final, is more than capable of creating a huge shock after enjoying an excellent two weeks in Paris.

  • 17:23 (IST)

    FRENCH OPEN LIVE: HELLO!

    Hello and welcome to our Live coverage of the French Open! 14-time champion Rafael Nadal takes on Casper Ruud in the final on Court Philippe-Chatrier at the Roland Garros Park.

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