“I you do not have much to say but that I has been completely overplayed by Rafa”
Final Updated: 11/10/20 6: 39pm
Novak Djokovic admitted Rafael Nadal “played a perfect match” in the French Open up final as the world No one was overwhelmed in straight pieces on Sunday.
Nadal swept Djokovic aside to earn the French Open for the 13th period and equal Roger Federer’s report of 20 Grand Slam game titles.
The two great competitors now sit atop the in a number of all-time standings after Nadal’s very brilliant 6-0 6-2 7-5 success over Djokovic.
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Djokovic, who had been hoping to become the 1st man in the Open era to raise every major trophy at least two times, was unable to find any solutions.
He was greatly gracious in the face of what was clearly an agonizing defeat during his press meeting, admitting he was totally outplayed.
“I don’t have much to state but that I was completely overplayed by Rafa, ” said 2016 winner, Djokovic.
“I felt well throughout the entire competition. I thought I was in great type. Certainly I could have played much better, especially in the first two sets. Yet he did surprise me with all the way he was playing, the standard of tennis he was producing, the amount.
“He’s phenomenal. This individual played a perfect match, especially in the initial two sets.
“The third set I managed to return. I kind of found my grooved on the court. Had my possibility, didn’t use them. He closed out there the match.
“It’s just one of these days where you have to say ‘chapeau, and well done’. ”
He lost two times in the entire career. Winning 13 instances, yeah, there’s not much you can state. All the superlatives you can use, he warrants them.
Djokovic on Nadal
Djokovic additional: “He keeps going. No keeping him back it seems like. It’s incredible. I mean, I admire all their achievements, I mean, especially the one right here. It’s stunning score and outcomes and records that he’s obtained on this court.
“He lost two times in his entire profession. Winning 13 times, yeah, there may be not much you can say. All the superlatives you can use, he deserves them. inch