Home > Sport > Tennis
Monday June 9, 2014 MYT 6:42:07 AM
Monday June 9, 2014 MYT 6:42:50 AM
PARIS (Reuters) - Following is a selection of tweets after Rafa Nadal won his ninth title at the French Open on Sunday with victory over Novak Djokovic.
"WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWLWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW" - British doubles specialist Ken Skupski on Nadal's jaw-dropping 66-1 win-loss record at Roland Garros. His only defeat was to Sweden's Robin Soderling in the fourth round in 2009.
"DREAMIN9" - Nadal about becoming the first man to win a grand slam title nine times
"This guy born for Roland Garros, he has clay in his DNA!!" - world number six Tomas Berdych.
"Congrats to @RafaelNadal on his 9th French Open, guy is so impressive" - 14-times major golf champion Tiger Woods.
"Congrats to Rafa for your ninth here at RG - and you are not done yet:)" - nine-times Wimbledon women's champion Martina Navratilova.
(Compiled by Pritha Sarkar; editing by Josh Reich)
Venus chalks up 700th career victory
Wawrinka wins Japan Open title, beats Paire in final
Berdych wins rain-delayed Shenzhen Open
New league will help find India's singles talent - Amritraj
Wawrinka, Nishikori through to Japan Open semis
Ruthless Djokovic crushes Nadal to win China Open
Police arrest couple, seize drugs in vehicle after dramatic pursuit
Revving it up in Rawang
Running for their groceries
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)