Who has beaten Rafa at Roland Garros?

June 7, 2020 Off By idswater

Who has beaten Rafa at Roland Garros?

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic has done the unthinkable as the world No. 1 became the first player in history to defeat 13-time champion Rafael Nadal in the Roland Garros men’s singles semi-final and reach the final of the French Open 2021.

How many matches did Nadal lost at Roland Garros?

A very limited number of tennis players managed to defeat Nadal on Parisian red clay since his first appearance at the Roland Garros in 2005. As a result, only two players are responsible for his three defeats in 16-year old history at the French Open.

What happened to Soderling?

Swedish Former Tennis Player Robin Soderling was one of the big names in tennis during 2009-10. He reached 2 Grand Slams finals and was the first player to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open. Sadly, he retired very early after contracting mononucleosis but that was not the only health issue he had.

Who has Rafael Nadal lost to at the French Open?

It was Nadal’s third loss in 108 matches at a tournament he won each of the last four years, including by beating Djokovic in the 2020 final. Nadal’s first defeat at the French Open came against Robin Soderling in 2009; the next against Djokovic in 2015.

Has Roger Federer beaten Nadal on clay?

On clay, Federer rebounded against Nadal at the Madrid Masters, their first match in Spain, defeating him in the final in straight sets. This was a pivotal match because it broke Nadal’s five-match winning streak against Federer.

Who has beaten Nadal the most on clay?

To date Djokovic is the only man to have beaten Nadal in all four majors. Of their 58 matches, 27 have been on hard courts, 27 have been on clay, and 4 have been on grass. Nadal leads on clay (19–8), while Djokovic leads on hard courts (20–7).

Why is Soderling retired?

Soderling has previously spoken of how mononucleosis, which can cause severe and persistent fatigue, stopped him from playing. He said he has battled anxiety and panic attacks since then. Soderling’s last match on tour was a win over David Ferrer in the Swedish Open final.

Is Robin Soderling married?

Jenni Moström
Robin Söderling/Spouse

Is Robin Soderling retired?

Robin Söderling

Born 14 August 1984 Tibro, Sweden
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 2001
Retired 23 December 2015 (last match played in July 2011)