Entertainment Sports King of Clay! Rafael Nadal Defeats Novak Djokovic to Win 13th French Open Men's Singles Final With the French Open victory, Nadal earned his 20th Grand Slam title By Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 11, 2020 11:52 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images Rafael Nadal swept Novak Djokovic on Sunday in the French Open men's singles final in Paris. The Spanish star, who is a perfect 13-0 at Roland Garros, took all three sets, 6-0, 6-2, and 7-5. Ahead of the match, Nadal, 34, was ranked second in the world, while Djokovic was ranked first among men's singles tennis players. "I want to send a message to everyone around the world. We are facing one of the worst moments that I think we remember in this world facing and fighting against this virus," Nadal said after his win. "Just keep going, stay positive and all the very best. We will go through this and we will win." THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Image The French Open follows Djokovic's disqualification from the 2020 U.S. Open in September after he accidentally struck a lineswoman with a ball. Djokovic later apologized for the incident. He last won the French Open in 2016. Serena Williams Withdraws from French Open Due to an Unhealed Achilles Injury MARTIN BUREAU/AFP via Getty Images Tennis Players at French Open Startled by Sonic Boom as Fighter Jet Breaks Sound Barrier Last year, Nadal made history with what was then his third straight French Open win. With his win on Sunday, he earned his 20th Grand Slam title. Nadal is undefeated in his French Open appearances and holds the most titles for singles, male or female, in tennis history. On Saturday, Iga Swiatek won the women's singles finals, defeating Sofia Kenin. The Polish star won the match in straight sets, defeating the American athlete in the first set 6-4 and taking the second set 6-1.