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Rafael Nadal is the most decorated men’s tennis player of all time, having won 21 Grand Slam titles. The 36-year-old Spaniard has racked up the majority of those championships at the French Open, a tournament he has dominated for nearly two decades.
Now, Nadal is again preparing to play in the men’s singles final at Roland Garros. The No. 5 seed in this year’s French Open, Nadal will face No. 8 seed Casper Ruud for the title on Sunday. If Nadal is victorious, he’ll earn his 14th title at the tournament. His first 13 have all come since 2005, and there have been only four French Opens that Nadal hasn’t won since his first.
Ruud, a 23-year-old from Norway, will be playing in the final of a Grand Slam event for the first time. He had previously never made it past the fourth round at a major