Rafa Nadal again conquered Roland Garros this Sunday . Thus, he adds his fourteenth trophy on the dirt tracks of Paris. After beating Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev , who withdrew due to injury in the semifinals, the man from Manacor won Casper Rudd 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 . The Norwegian finalist has also resided at Rafa Nadal’s academy since 2018.
Nadal got a victory that will also mark his sporting future afflicted for a year by a foot injury. Even so at 36 years old this season he won the Australian Open on hard court and now Roland Garros. Trophy that has already become a classic in his museum of titles in Mallorca. In fact, when he added his 10th title to him, the Roland Garros organization gave him an original trophy of the mythical salad bowl in front of the replicas that the winner wins in each edition.
In the section of economic income for the victory, this year the French organization improved the prizes by 6.8% with a total purse of 43.6 million. A very high figure, but still very far from the 67.2 million euros in prize money that the Australian Open distributes each season.
In the case of victory at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal will enter 2.2 million euros , similar amount to the female winner Iga Swiatek, while Casper Rudd as a finalist will add 1.1 million to his current account.
Carlos Alcaraz, who was eliminated in the quarterfinals, will also enter a prize of 380,000 euros.
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