Rafael Nadal vs Casper Ruud French Open 2022 final Highlights: Nadal claims 14th French Open title, beats Ruud in final
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Rafa Nadal has never lost a French Open final. A win on Sunday against first-time Grand Slam finalist Casper Ruud would deliver a record-extending 14th crown to the Spaniard and widen his lead in the men`s race for the most major titles. Nadal, who turned 36 on Friday, overcame physical ailments and a dismal period of preparation to win the Australian Open in January to take his record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title, breaking a three-way tie with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
Nadal wins the French Open 2022!
Rafael Nadal becomes the French Open 2022 champion as he beats Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in the finals. A brilliant performance by the Spaniard as he dominates the match against Ruud and wins the title for the 14th time.
Nadal a game away!
Rafael Nadal is a game away to become the French Open 2022 champion against Casper Ruud as he leads 6-3,6-3, and 5-0 in the third set to become a champion again.
Nadal on FIRE
Rafael Nadal on fire as he goes 3-0 up in the third set against Casper Ruud in the French Open 2022 final.
Nadal WINS SECOND SET!
Rafael Nadal wins the second set now as he comes back to 6-3 after being behind 3-1 against Ruud in the starting of the second set.
Nadal wins 4-games in a row
Rafael Nadal wins 4-games in a row to go 5-3 against Ruud in the second set. Things looking very difficult for Ruud at the moment as Nadal is in dominant form.
Nadal - 6,5
Ruud - 3,3
Nadal inching CLOSE
Rafael Nadal inching close to Ruud in the second set as he levels 3-3 in the second. Nadal won the first set 6-3 and Ruud was leading 3-1 in the second, but the Spaniard makes an impressive comeback.
Nadal - 6, 3
Ruud takes CHARGE
Casper Ruud shows some motivation in the second set as the Norwegian takes a 3-1 lead against the Spaniard Rafa Nadal in the final of the French Open 2022.
Nadal - 6, 1
Ruud- 3, 3
Nadal wins FIRST SET!
Rafael Nadal wins the first set 6-3 against Casper Ruud in the French Open 2022 finals. Nadal is in dominant form at the moment as Ruud continues to struggle.
NADAL - 6
RUUD - 3
Ruud FIGHTING hard
Casper Ruud fighting hard for the first set as he goes 3-5 against Rafa Nadal in the final of French Open 2022.
Nadal 4-1 Ruud
Rafael Nadal taking Casper Ruud to the cleaners as the Norwegian fails to time his shots and is currently struggling to make any sort of comeback.
Nadal BREAKS AGAIN!
Rafael Nadal takes the 2 games lead again as he goes up 3-1 against Casper Ruud.
Nadal - 3
Ruud - 1
Nadal with the lead
Rafael Nadal leads with two games to none against Casper Ruud in the French Open final 2022. It looks like Ruud is feeling the pressure of the final and facing Nadal at the moment.
Nadal - 2
Ruud - 0
Nadal wins first game!
Rafael Nadal wins first game Ruud just gives the Spaniard a few openings and he capitalises on it in no time.
Rafa Nadal wins the toss and elects to serve first against Casper Ruud in the French Open 2022 final.
HERE WE GO!
Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud enter the court after a beautiful introduction in the French Open 2022 finals.
Nadal vs Ruud head to head stats
Nadal - Zverev Head to Head Notes:
Nadal leads 6-3 overall
Nadal leads 3-1 on clay
Zverev has won 3 of last 4 matches, including a win in Madrid on clay in 2021
Last four matches have been straight sets for the winner
First grand slam meeting since Australian Open 2017
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Casper Ruud before the final
Listen to Ruud has to say before facing Rafa Nadal in the French Open 2022 final.
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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the French Open 2022 final. The King of Clay Court Rafael Nadal, who is yet to lose a final at Roland-Garros, will be up against Casper Ruud who is playing his first final. Stay tuned for live updates.