Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal wins 21st Grand Slam – Sports fans and tennis lovers lay witness to one of the greatest…

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES
Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal wins 21st Grand Slam – Sports fans and tennis lovers lay witness to one of the greatest Australian Opens of all time as Rafael Nadal became the winner of the Australian Open 2022. Chasing the 21st Grand Slam, the Spaniard broke the 20 Grand Slam tally that he was tied with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Follow Australian Open and tennis updates live on InsideSport.IN.

Before the finals, the Big Three was tied in 20 majors and now with this iconic victory, spread over 5 sets, Rafael Nadal became bigger than his generational rivals and upped his tally by adding another major to it.

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Most Grand Slam Titles: Men’s singles:

  • Rafael Nadal: 21
  • Novak Djokovic: 20
  • Roger Federer: 20
  • Pete Sampras: 14

Nadal’s progress into the finals and then winning it was no ordinary feat. Coming back from a foot injury that almost cost his career, this has been an exceptional achievement for Rafael Nadal.

It was a hard-fought victory for the Spaniard as he battled against World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev in a gruesome 5-hour battle. Nadal won 2-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in a five-hour battle to create history.

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Since 2009, Nadal’s rival Roger Federer has jointly or individually led the tally for the most number of Grand Slams which came to an end on 30th January as Rafael Nadal took the top spot after achieving 21 Grand Slam Majors.

Federer surpassed Pete Sampras in 2009 and after winning the Australian Open in 2018, Federer registered his 20th Grand Major. Nadal last won his Grand Slam in 2020 after the French Open which put him at level with Roger Federer.

Novak Djokovic who was trailing behind in the majors tally made up quick spots after winning three Grand Slams in 2021. Nadal would be targeting the Roland Garros 2022 next in hopes of achieving his 22nd Grand Slam.

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

Amidst all odds, this has been one of the greatest and toughest matches that Nadal has fought since the 2008 Wimbledon against Roger Federer. After a 13-year wait since his 2009 victory, and in his 6th Australian Open finals along with coming from a 2 set down game, the Spaniard became the ultimate dream maker in Melbourne.

Barely 2 months ago it was unclear whether Rafa would play in the Australian Open 2022 and now, here he stands on the podium being the only person in the history of the tennis sport to have the highest number of Grand majors.

The 35-year-old Spaniard became the 3rd oldest player in history to win the Australian Open Finals. Fighting against all odds in a game that lasted over 5 hours, Nadal now World No 6 defeated Daniil Medvedev by 2-6,6-7,6-4,6-4,7-5.

Most Grand Slam Title: Rafael Nadal rewrites TENNIS HISTORY, overtakes Federer, Djokovic to become man with most Grand Slam TITLES

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