Nadal ousts Djokovic and approaches his 14th title at Roland Garros

Paris: Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal reached the semifinals of the French Open (Roland Garros), after winning a difficult victory against Serbian champion Novak Djokovic, world number one, beating him 6/2, 4/6, 6 / 2, 7/6 (7/4) Last night, Tuesday, in the quarter-finals. Nadal, who is looking to win the French Open for the 14th time in his career, took four hours and 12 minutes to decide his match against the champion in charge Djokovic. The two stars played an exciting match that lasted until 1:15 local time (2315 GMT), in light of temperatures of 12 degrees Celsius. Questions were again raised about the decisions of the tournament officials in merit at the start of the matches at eight 45 minutes in the evening, according to the British news agency “PA Media”. Regardless, Rafael Nadal managed to defy many expectations and impose his superiority in the match against Djokovic. Nadal avenged his defeat against Djokovic in last year’s tournament semifinals and Djokovic missed a chance to match the record of Nadal in the four Grand Slam tournaments. Nadal established the record for a Grand Slam with 21 titles, a title ahead of Djokovic and Roger Federer, when he won the Australian Open in questyear, which Djokovic missed after being expelled from Australia due to the Corona virus vaccine problem. (Dpa)