Zapping Autonews racing F1 2021: the driver grid
The Spaniard, who overthrew his opponent Daniil Medvedev in 5 sets and more than 5 hours of play, pocketed his 21st Grand Slam title, a record.
A feat that did not take long to make some drivers react on social networks, starting with his compatriot, Carlos Sainz:
“COME ON RAFA!!!”
— Carlos Sainz (@Carlossainz55) January 30, 2022
The British, Lando Norris and George Russell also praised the player’s performance:
gg @RafaelNadal 🔥
— Lando Norris (@LandoNorris) January 30, 2022
“Wow @RafaelNadal. What an athlete! What a player! Congrats on 21” can be read on the account of the Mercedes driver.
Wow @RafaelNadal. What an athlete! What a player! Congrats on 21 🏆
— George Russell (@GeorgeRussell63) January 30, 2022
With this 21st success, the Spaniard becomes at 35 the most successful player in Grand Slam, ahead of his rivals Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer blocked at 20 units.
Many pilots have reacted on social networks following Rafael Nadal’s success at the Australian Open. Carlos Sainz, George Russell and Lando Norris congratulated the Spaniard who becomes the most successful Grand Slam player.