Rafael Nadal won his fourteenth Roland Garros title. Incredible numbers, just think that a legend of the caliber of Pete Sampras has won fourteen Grand Slam titles in his career, and now Rafa reaches him thanks only to Roland Garros.
An incredible champion, on and off the pitch, who managed to win despite adversity. At the end of the match, the player at Eurosport once again recounted his nightmare, a foot problem that has slowed him down and created difficulties for almost two years.
Nadal explained to Henman and Wilander clearly: “I play with a nerve infiltration and the foot falls asleep, so I moved on. Better not tell how many infiltrations I have done in these two weeks.” Despite this, the thirty-six year old tennis player left no chance for Casper Ruud, annihilated with the clear result of 6-3; 6-3; 6-0.
Here’s how much Rafael Nadal earned at Roland Garros 2022
Over the course of his career Nadal has collected a lot, only Roger Federer has achieved more, but the Spaniard gets huge gains every year, thanks to the results on the pitch and thanks to all the sponsors around him.
With the success at the Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal has collected a good 2 million and 200 thousand euroscertainly not a little for a tournament, which, like all the others, is trying to recover after the pandemic. The finalist Casper Ruud instead collected half, taking home one million and 100 thousand euros.
In the past there has been a great fight for equal rights between men and women and there will certainly be no controversy this year. Women also received the same Prize Money as men, Iga Swiatek earned two million and two hundred thousand euros while Cori Gauff collected one million and one hundred thousand euros.
Excellent earnings for the two very young and talented tennis players. The tournament organizers are keen to underline that, compared to before the pandemic, the prize pool has grown by 6.8% more, a figure that certifies the excellent economic situation of Roland Garros.