What happened to Nadal French Open 2015?
Rafael Nadal was the five-time defending champion, but lost to Djokovic in the quarterfinals. This was only Nadal’s second career defeat at the French Open (the previous one being in 2009 to Robin Söderling) and ended his record win streak at the tournament of 39 matches.
How did Djokovic beat Nadal at French Open?
In a stunning takedown, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 in four hours and 22 minutes to advance to the French Open final. The top seed in Paris, Djokovic has held a slight winning record in the 57 career prior meetings against Nadal. But that doesn’t undercut the magnitude of this upset.
Has Djokovic ever beaten Nadal at Roland Garros?
Djokovic is the only player to have defeated Nadal in four clay-court finals, the only player to defeat Nadal at the French Open in straight sets, the only player to defeat Nadal twice at the French Open, and the only player to defeat Nadal in seven consecutive finals.
What is Rafael Nadal’s record at Miami Open?
The Spanish star owns a 40-12 record in Miami, where he has reached the final five times. Nadal most recently competed at the ATP Masters 1000 event in 2017, when he fell against Roger Federer in the championship match. The tournament sent Nadal its best wishes, tweeting: “Miami loves you back!
When did Rafael Nadal start his 2015 tennis season?
The 2015 Rafael Nadal tennis season officially began on 5 January 2015 with the start of the 2015 Qatar Open . Nadal began the year as the defending champion at the Qatar Open. However, he lost in the first round, suffering a shocking three set defeat to world number 127 Michael Berrer.
What is Nadal’s record for winning at least one major?
The upset loss ended Nadal’s record 10-year streak of winning at least one major, and leaving him one year short of the record 11-year streak of reaching at least one major final (shared by Lendl and Sampras).
Who was the first ever qualifier to beat Rafael Nadal?
By winning, Brown became the first ever qualifier to ever beat Nadal at a Grand Slam. Nadal decided to participate in the German Open for the first time since he defeated Roger Federer in the 2008 final in this tournament. He faced a tough opponent, Fernando Verdasco, in the first round but managed to defeat him in three sets.