The unbelievable quantity Rafa Nadal has received at Roland Garros: the hundreds of thousands his 14 trophy titles in Paris have been value

It’s straightforward to see why Rafael Nadal has had a statue on the important entrance of Roland Garros for the previous three years. With 14 titles, nobody has received extra or proven as a lot need to win at Philippe Chatrier as he has.

Amelie Mauresmo, director of the Parisian match, and Gilles Moretton, president of the French Tennis Federation, offered Nadal with a duplicate of his statue final yr.

Rafael Nadal triumphant return as a hero at Roland Garros.

In 2017, to commemorate his tenth title, he was given a life-size copy of the Musketeers’ Cup.

“What I really feel right here I do not really feel anyplace else,” Nadal has stated.

Nadal’s data on the French Open are unparalleled and more likely to stay unmatched. He has earned a complete of 25,004,250 euros in prize cash from the match, accumulating 29,350 factors from his 14 titles.

Out of 115 matches, he has received 112, with losses solely to Novak Djokovic (within the 2015 quarterfinals and 2021 semifinals) and Robin Soderling (within the 2009 spherical of 16).

Nadal has spent an astounding 277 hours and 53 minutes on the courts of Bois de Boulogne, equal to 11 days and 13 hours of tennis, cementing his standing as an unrepeatable legend.

Three coaching classes

The 22-time Grand Slam champion, who has been coaching repeatedly since Monday, has scheduled three classes for this Friday: two with Argentine Mariano Navone and one along with his coaches, Carlos Moya, Marc Lopez, and Gustavo Marcaccio.

This Sunday, because the French Open begins, it’s going to have been 494 days since Nadal final performed a Grand Slam match, within the second spherical of the 2023 Australian Open. He must accumulate court docket time to arrange for a difficult first-round match towards Alexander Zverev.

Nadal is making ready by training with a various group of opponents, together with Sebastian Korda, Stan Wawrinka, Daniil Medvedev, Navone, and on Saturday, Holger Rune.

He was additionally scheduled to coach with Alexander Zverev on Friday, however the session was cancelled for apparent causes.

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