Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal each added to their impressive resumes Thursday at Roland Garros.
Djokovic became just the seventh man to record 50 French Open wins, while Nadal earned his 200th victory at a Grand Slam event.
Djokovic overcame 42 unforced errors to down Belgium’s Steve Darcis and join Nadal, Roger Federer, Andre Agassi, Guillermo Vilas, Ivan Lendl and Nicola Pietrangeli.
The world No. 1 is hoping to join another exclusive club next Sunday. A Roland Garros title would give Djokovic a career Grand Slam, something only seven other men have achieved. Djokovic has made it to the final three out of the past four years, but has continually come up empty.
Meanwhile, Nadal’s triumph over Facundo Bagnis puts him eighth on the list of career wins at Grand Slams. Djokovic is fifth on that list with 216 career victories. Federer, who pulled outRead More »from Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal reach career milestones at French Open