Twitter reacts to Rafael Nadal’s record 9th French Open win

AP Photo/Michel Euler
AP Photo/Michel Euler

Rafael Nadal created history today by becoming the only male to win at the same Grand Slam 9 times. Congratulations and felicitations ensued on Twitter shortly after his win.










  1. AMAZING!!!! I was so moved by your determination and passion. Congratulations friend!

  2. Losing earlier clay court tournaments is also a strategy of Nadal to boost overconfidence in the likely foes among the likes Novak, Ferrer, Murray et al.Good strategy. Congrats Toni, a master strategist indeed.

  3. You are indeed a true champion! Congratulations on your 9th RG title! That is fantastic! And you now have 14 grand slams. I am so very happy for you Rafa! You have always been my favorite player. You are a true fighter and champion and yet you remain so humble. There will never be another champion like you!

  4. Wonderful Beautiful Rafael Nadal ,love you and your tennis always and of course without Novak there would not Have been a match, you both left blood out there and gave us all palpitations but the land of Roland garros and Phillipe Chartierre is engraved on your heart ,you hold it in the palm of your hand ,in your left hand nearest to your heart. Love you always.

  5. Congatulations Rafa! We’re very happy to see you happy. Stay humble and always keep your feet on the ground! You are a well respected true Champion with a very big heart! I am one of your million fans here in the Philippines. We love you as our Idol Take care and God bless you always!

    • Hi Am also a RAFA fan from the Philippines!!! I watch your every game irregardless of the. Am sooooo happy bout the 9th French Open Title!!! Congratulations RAFA YOU ARE INDEED THE BEST BEST TENNS PLAYER OF THE WORLD!!! Wish you good health always!!!

  6. There are no words Rafa, u are great, great, GREAT!!!! VAAAMOOOSSS RAAAFAAAA, VAAAMOOOSSS CAMPEOOONNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Great Performance! Rafa out fought Novak to win a grueelling heavyweight encounter.
    Next goal is to win Wimbledon. 🙂

  8. From our hearts to your big one. Thanks for letting millions share in the joy you’ve given and showing us that with hard work, determination, thoughfulness,, tenacity, #Dream9 can come true. Always a humble Champion.

  9. you are a true winner RAFA simply the best better than all the rest !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. So lovely to see messages ftom other wonderful tennis players congratulating Rafa..he is truly loved by so many. A wonderful achievement.

  11. Congratulations!!! You are a “LEGEND”!!! Mabuhay!!! Filipino fan here!!! 😉

  12. I knew you would do it. You are the best. God Bless You and congratulations from the USA. From Oregon. Just 27 miles over the California border line. Bless you Rafa you are so humble

  13. A True champion, a great champion with a Big Heart, Who shows that Work with Passion and Respect make our dream come True. Number 17 is not that far. ..CONGRATULATIONS!

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