Presumably Rafael Nadal will eternally maintain the absolute record of titles and matches won at Roland Garros: 13 and 104 respectively before facing his quarter-final match against the Argentine Diego schwartzman.
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Although not all the records of the Parisian tournament and clay are from Manacor, at 35 years old, playing the tournament for the seventeenth time. Some days ago Novak Djokovic he took away the one he also shared with Roger Federer of consecutive appearances in the eighths at Roland Garos. ‘Nole’ turned twelfth, leaving his teammates from the ‘Big 3’ at 11.
The most precious record continues to be that of Grand Slam crowns, in a career that has an essential chapter at this Roland Garros given the draw of Nadal and Federer at 20 and being Djokovic close with 18, in addition to fertilized ground in Wimbledon and US Open.
Nadal missed another record in his duel with Schwartzman. After 36 consecutive sets won, between which he yielded to Austrian Dominic Thiem in the 2019 final and the first he won at ‘Little’, he broke the streak by winning the second of their duel to result 6-3, 4-6.
Nadal’s best series in sets was 38. The Swede Bjorn borg retains the mark of 41 sets added consecutively between 1979 and his final farewell in 1981. He won his sixth Roland Garros, he did not compete again.