French Open or Roland Garros is one of the four grand slams. Rafael Nadal is considered to be the best player in this grand slam as he won this major 13 times in his career. In this article, we will see the top 5 French Open finals of all time.
#5 Novak Djokovic Vs Andy Murray – 2016
In the 2016 French Open finals, England’s Andy Murray was playing against Serbian legend Novak Djokovic. Djokovic claimed his first French Open title after losing the first set in the finals but then went on to win three straights by 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.
#4 Stan Wawrinka Vs Novak Djokovic – 2015
Djokovic missed a golden chance to win his maiden French Open title in 2015 when he was against Swiss star Stan Wawrinka in the finals. Djokovic was already the favourite after defeating Nadal in the quarters but he lost the match by 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.
#3 Rafael Nadal Vs Novak Djokovic – 2014
You cannot blame Djokovic this time as it was king of clay playing against him in the finals of the 2014 French Open. Match started with the first set win of Djokovic but then Spaniard managed to win the other three sets and won the game in four sets by 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4.
#2 Rafael Nadal Vs Roger Federer – 2011
It was for the fourth time in 2011 when these two legends were facing each other in the finals of the French Open and as expected king of clay, Rafael Nadal gave no chance to Roger Federer and won his 6th French Open title at that time. Although the first three sets of the game were very close Nadal won it in four sets by 7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1.
#1 Gaston Gaudio Vs Guillermo Coria – 2004
2004 final was a special one as after that no French Open final has gone to 5 sets. It was between two Argentinian fellows Gaston Gaudio and Guillermo Coria. Gaudio was not even seeded before the tournament. Roger Federer was the top seed to win the major but he was out in the third round. Gaudio lost the first two sets badly in the final but then he made an exceptional comeback and won the next three sets and also won the French Open title. Gaudio won by 0-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 8-6.