Nadal vs Djokovic Live Stream Updates and Score in French Open (3-0)
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10:59 AM5 months ago

Nadal wins the title!

Rafael Nadal wins his 13th French Open title!

A love hold sealed with an returnable serve powers Rafa to his 20th major title, tying Roger Federer for the most major championships and with one of his best performances yet.

Nadal is 100-2 at Roland Garros for his career. An astounding record. Fourth time he has taken the title in Paris without dropping a set.

Credit to Djokovic for raising his game in that third set, but it was much too late to have any chance of winning.

The trophy presentation is coming up.

10:05 AM5 months ago

Nadal answers

*Djokovic 0-6 2-6 1-1 Nadal

Nadal turned that entire game around by DESTROYING a forehand and at 40-30, he draws an error from Djokovic. Insane level from Rafa.

10:03 AM5 months ago

Djokovic with a rare hold

Djokovic 0-6 2-6 1-0 *Nadal

An easy hold for the top seed sealed with an overhead to begin the third set.

9:51 AM5 months ago

Nadal takes a two-set lead!

Rafael Nadal wins the second set 6-2!

Nadal raced to a 40-0 lead, was pulled back to 40-30 then Djokovic missed a limp backhand into the net. Rafa a set away from his 13th Roland Garros title in what may be his best performance yet.

9:48 AM5 months ago

Djokovic holds

Djokovic 0-6 2-5 *Nadal

A routine hold for Novak. That's something that not said yet today.

9:41 AM5 months ago

Nadal a game from a two-set lead

*Djokovic 0-6 1-5 Nadal

A love hold capped off by consecutive forehand winners. He can do no wrong.

9:37 AM5 months ago

Awesome from Nadal

Djokovic 0-6 1-4 *Nadal

A fifth break for the Spaniard, who angled a backhand past a bewildered Djokovic and he proceeded to commit another unforced error. This is an amazing display for Rafa.

9:30 AM5 months ago

Nadal cruising

*Djokovic 0-6 1-3 Nadal

From deuce, Nadal blasts a first serve and rips an inside-out forehand winner to hold. This is scary from the 12-time champion so far.

9:03 AM5 months ago

Nadal serves up a bagel!

Rafael Nadal wins the first set 6-0!

A remarkable first set for the 12-time champion as he seals a love set with an ace, the first time Djokovic has ever been bagelled in a Slam final. His road was already long and it looks to be insurmountable if that first set is any indication.

9:02 AM5 months ago

Nadal breaks again!

Djokovic 0-5 *Nadal

The Spaniard breaks after trailing 40-0. Djokovic did well to save two break chances, but a crushing backhand winner seals the game.

8:48 AM5 months ago

Nadal running away with the first set

*Djokovic 0-4 Nadal

Djokovic is doing his best to stay in the rallies with some excellent defensive work, but this extra aggression is paying off for Nadal and he's well ahead to start this final.

8:40 AM5 months ago

Nadal leads by a double break!

Djokovic 0-3 *Nadal

Some punishing forehands by the 12-time champion as he continues to control the baseline and he's sailing through this first set so far.

8:38 AM5 months ago

Nadal consolidates his lead

*Djokovic 0-2 Nadal

Four drop shots in that game from Novak get him to deuce, but he misses on a backhand in the decisive moment and Rafa holds.

8:21 AM5 months ago

Nadal breaks!

Djokovic 0-1 *Nadal

Some relentless hitting from the Spaniard as he moves Djokovic from side-to-side and breaks from 40-15 down. Djokovic didn't play a bad game at all and that's the bad news for him.

6:59 AM5 months ago

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6:54 AM5 months ago

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6:49 AM5 months ago

Djokovic pre-match quotes

For his part, the world number one knows the challenge he faces on Sunday. "The conditions now are different than what were are used to playing in May and June. That could be a better chance for me, the ball is not bouncing as high, as he likes it.

"Regardless of the conditions, he's still there, he's still Rafa and we're playing on clay. Best-of-five at Roland Garros. I lost to him on this court most of the matches that we played, but I won one match in 2015 (when Nadal was injured), in the quarters. 

"He's definitely my greatest rival."

6:44 AM5 months ago

Nadal pre-match quotes

Heading into this final, Nadal told the media that "To play against Novak, I need to play my best. "I know that this is a court that I have been playing well for such a long time, so that helps. But, at the same time, he has an amazing record here, too, being in the final rounds almost every single time. He is one of the toughest opponents possible."
6:39 AM5 months ago

Match preview

Here is a comprehensive preview of this blockbuster match by my colleague Oliver Dickson Jefford.

French Open Men's Singles final preview: Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal

6:34 AM5 months ago

Djokovic seeking his own bit of history

For the Serb, an upset win would see him stand alone as the only man to ever win all four majors twice.
6:29 AM5 months ago

Nadal looking to tie Federer

Victory for the second seed would see him equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles.
6:24 AM5 months ago


This is the 56th meeting between Djokovic and Nadal with the top seed holding a 29-26 advantage. In finals, he leads 15-11 while Nadal is 9-6 in finals and 6-1 against Djokovic at Roland Garros. 
6:19 AM5 months ago

Djokovic's road to the final

Like Nadal, the Serb had a fairly routine beginning to the tournament, knocking off Mikael Ymer, Ricardas Berankis, Daniel Galan and Karen Khachanov in the first four rounds.

A shaky quarterfinal victory over 17th seed Pablo Carreno Busta in four sets was followed by an even shakier five-set semifinal win over fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas to send Djokovic to his fifth final in Paris.

6:14 AM5 months ago

Nadal's road to the final

Many people, including Nadal himself, thought this might be his toughest Roland Garros to win, but the 12-time champion has looked as good as ever, rolling past Egor Gerasimov, Mackenzie McDonald, Stefano Travaglia and Sebastian Korda.

The quarterfinal against Jannik Sinner saw the rising Italian star serve for the first set and lead by a break in the second only to see Nadal rally for the victory. 

He defeated Diego Schwartzman in the semifinals to reach his 28th Grand Slam final.

6:09 AM5 months ago

Welcome, everyone!

Hello and welcome to the final match of the 2020 French Open as top seed Novak Djokovic faces second seed Rafael Nadal in a historic championship match.


My name is John Lupo and I'll be taking you through all of the action as both men chase another milestone in their legendary careers.