5. Rafael Nadal has 10 French Open titles—a historic feat
Rafael Nadal established his clay court dominance long ago, but with this latest win, he’s in the history books once again. Nadal became the first tennis player to win 10 French Open titles, and the first to win the same Grand Slam singles title 10 times. (Margaret Court did it 11 times at the Australian, but that statistic combines amateur and professional eras, according to ESPN—so Nadal claims the modern record).
It’s unlikely anyone will ever match Nadal’s 10 titles at Roland Garros—or his run of 10 championship wins in 13 years in France.Back to top