It is not just another title. Many times it seems that among his many consecrations, an ATP 500 can go unnoticed in Rafael Nadal’s record. Far from being like that, the Spanish does not stop accumulating trophies and continues in the dispute between the five top winners in tennis history.
With his victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Barcelona final, the manacorí accumulates, from 2004 to the present, a total of 87 titles. Ahead, only three tennis players in all of history.
Until now, the top winner is Jimmy Connors, who lifted 109 trophies between 1972 and 1989. Among them, 8 Grand Slam and an ATP World Tour Finals.
Below appears, when not, Roger Federer, with 103 titles (2001-2019) and still in force, hoping to top the list. The incredible thing about his record is that 20 got them in Grand Slam, while 6 in the contest that brings together the best eight tennis players of the season.
The Top 3 is closed by Ivan Lendl, winner of 94 titles (8 Grand Slam) between 1980 and 1993, who in turn won 5 ATP World Tour Finals trophies. A) Yes, Nadal, like Federer with 20 major titles, is fourth in this select list and continues to fight. Below him, The Top 5 is completed by the current world number 1, Novak Djokovic, who has accumulated 82 tournaments won since 2006.
In this way, the Spaniard does not stop adding triumphs and continues to break records: with his 13 consecrations at Roland Garros, continues to be the tennis player with the highest number of titles in the same competition. In Barcelona he already accumulates 12, in Monte-Carlo 11 and only then does Federer appear with 10 consecrations, both in Halle and in Basel.
Nadal’s marks are incredible, and the level that he demonstrated throughout the contest has excited more Rafa for a long time.