Rafael Nadal wins 14th French Open title, 22nd Grand Slam, becomes the oldest champion in tournament history

Rafael Nadal withdrew, defeating Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in the French Open on Sunday in his 14th tournament at Roland Garros and the 22nd Grand Slam title overall, adding two of his existing records.

Nadal's victory came two days after his 36th birthday and made him the oldest winner in the history of clay pottery competition.

Nadal played with ease and cleanliness, scoring twice as many winners as Ruud, 37 to 16. Nadal also made a few unforgettable mistakes, making 16 for Ruud 26.

Rafael Nadal lifted the trophy on Sunday after defeating Casper Ruud of Norway in the French Open final at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris.

The first Spanish victory in Paris came in 2005 at the age of 19. No man or woman has ever won a single trophy at any of the 14 major events in Paris.No one has won more Grand Slam titles than Nadal.

Leading his rivals Roger Federer, who has not played for nearly a year after undergoing knee surgery, and Novak Djokovic, who missed the Australian Open in January because he was not vaccinated

In all that he has achieved, Nadal has now done something he has never done before: He is in the middle of the Grand Slam