Swiss Roger Federer, which accumulates twenty titles of the Grand Slam throughout his career, he was quick to congratulate the Spanish Rafa Nadal, that, after conquering this Sunday his thirteenth Roland Garros, equaled the Helvetian in the number of successes achieved in major tournaments.
Federer and Nadal now share dominance in tennis history. They are the only ones to accumulate twenty majors, three more than the Serbian Novak Djokovic, number one in the world and third in the relationship, with 17.
Roger Federer owns eight titles of Wimbledon, six of Open de Australia, five from the Open from United States and one of Roland Garros.
The Swiss took advantage of social networks to congratulate Nadal after beating Djokovic in the final in Paris.
“I have always had the greatest respect for my friend Rafa as a person and as a champion. my biggest rival for many years, I think we have pushed each other to become better players, “related Federer.
“It is therefore a real honor for me to congratulate you on your 20th Grand Slam victory. It is especially surprising. who has now won 13 Roland Garros titles. It is incredible and one of the greatest achievements in sport, “said the Swiss tennis player.
“I also congratulate your team because no one can do this alone. I hope twenty is just one more step in the continuous journey for both. We will do it Rafa. You deserve it, “added Federer.
With the victory achieved against Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal reached the figure of twenty Grand Slam titles. Thirteen at Roland Garros, two at Wimbledon, four at the US Open and one at the Australian Open.