Nadal Wins Seventh French Open
The Spaniard collected his 11th Grand Slam at just 26-years-young, continuing on his unbelievable run at Roland Garros.
The result denied Djokovic the rare feat of holding all four major titles having won the past Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon titles.
Nadal, though, set his sights on more Grand Slams, despite another remarkable triumph where he broke more records along the way.
“I really don’t know how many more years I will be here playing,” Nadal said. “It is impossible to predict the future. I will be here until the injuries (stop) my chances to keep playing and until my mind stays with motivation, with passion for what I am doing.
“Hopefully for a long time, I don’t know. That’s what I will try and that’s my goal. I work hard every day. I wake up every day with enough motivation to go to practice and to keep improving.
“When that changes more days than usual, it probably will be the time to say goodbye. That’s not the case today.”
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