French Open 2021 – Men’s Singles Semi Finals– Djokovic Stuns The King of Clay
French Open at Roland Garros – 125 years of Glorious History
The French Open Tennis Tournament is also known as Roland Garros & is now played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. French Open was first played in 1891. It is a clay court tournament played over last week of May and early June. The 2021 edition is being played from 30 May to 13 Jun 2021 due to the Pandemic. It is the 125th Edition. The Roland Garros stadium is named after the French aviator Roland Garros. The First French Open to be played at Roland Garros stadium was in 1928.
Novak Djokovic ,The Current World No 1 defeated Rafael Nadal “The King of Clay” on 11th June 2021 in the Men’s Singles semi Finals at Roland Garros 3-6,6-3,7-6,6-2 in Four hours and 10 minutes to reach his Sixth French Open Final. He will meet Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the Final on Sunday , The 13th of June 2021. He ends the reign of Nadal at French Open and he has now defeated Nadal twice at French Open. For Nadal it was his third defeat at French Open since making Debut in 2005. What remarkable records.
A stamp issued by Bosnia & Herzegovina Featuring Novak Djokovic issued on 30 Nov 2011 after his Wimbledon win over Nadal.