PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal reaches 200 Grand Slam victories with straight sets win over Facundo Bagnis

Rafael Nadal has cruised into the third round of the French Open with a 6-3, 6-0, 6-3 win over 99th-ranked Facundo Bagnis of Argentina.

Today’s victory for Rafa was his 200th Grand Slam match win — he is eighth on the all-time list, just three behind Pete Sampras. He is now four match wins shy of notching 800 career match wins (796-168).

After the match, Rafa said:

I am very happy to be competitive again. Roland-Garros is always so special for me and I try my best in every practice and match to be ready.

Next up for the nine-time champion is the winner of Nicolas Mahut and Marcel Granollers.


  1. Congratulations, Rafa! Another great match! Both forehand and backhand (especially) are very impressive!

  2. Rafa I luv U. CONGRATZ on your 2nd match win. Keep going forward Champ! Disprove EVERYONE who said you got the worst draw. Fly through your next 5 matches as easily as you for 1 & 2. So very proud of you.
    Keep mixing it up.



  3. Congratulations on a convincing win! 200 grand slam wins-wow🎆🎉💥
    Enjoy the victory-stay focussed and fight on! Confidence and belief! You
    are inspiring ☀️💪👏👊🆒👑🏆🇪🇸❤️

  4. Congrats to our champion Rafa for reaching his 200 grand slam victory today! He is the best ever! Good luck further in the tournament. We believe and we are sure you can win your 10th! Vamos Rafa! Stay focused and be aggressive!

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