Social Highlights: Almagro’s funny prediction in 2008, when facing Nadal: “He will win Roland-Garros 40 times in a row!”

Take a look at the best tennis content posted on social media during June 6th 2022, put together for you by Tennis Majors

June 6, 2022
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Tennis Majors has curated the best of what happened on social media on June 06, 2022, the day after Rafael Nadal won Roland-Garros! Welcome to Social Highlights, featuring Rafael Nadal, Carlos Moya, Pau Gasol, Nicolas Almagro, Alizé Cornet, Alizé Lim and more!

The key moments of our social highlights:

  • 0.17” : Nicolas Almagro faced Rafael Nadal in 2008 on Court Philippe-Chatrier. Overwhelmed by the King of Clay, Almagro declared that Nadal would win the tournament 40 times in a row until he turned 65! On Twitter, just after Nadal’s 14th title in Paris on Sunday, Almagro humorously said, “My prediction is coming true!”
  • 0.40”: At home, in front of her TV, Alize Cornet was thrilled by Rafael Nadal’s match point at the French Open, exulting on the Spaniard’s victory and being very happy with the outcome.
  • 1’17: On its official Twitter account, the Rafa Nadal Academy posted a picture of Nadal’s trophy cabinet, adding that things would become tighter in the cabinet after the 22nd Slam trophy would be added in there.
  • 1’24: Former professional basketball player Pau Gasol was in Paris to support his friend Rafa. Gasol also posed with the Majorcan and the Coupe des Mousquetaires to celebrate the victory!!
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