French Open final – Djokovic vs Nadal LIVE RESULTS: Stream FREE, TV channel and start time for today’s huge final – The Sun

IT IS the French final the world wanted as Novak Djokovic takes on Rafael Nadal.

The Serb is unbeaten in 2020 but will put that record to the toughest possible test against the king of Roland Garros – Rafael Nadal.

  • Start time: 2pm BST (3pm local time)
  • TV: ITV 1/ Eurosport
  • Live stream: ITV Hub, the Eurosport Player and Amazon Prime
  • ITV is are FREE for UK viewers

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  • Jim Sheridan


    Tennis legend Chris Evert believes Roger Federer will be backing Nadal to come out on top today, despite the fact he could equal the Swiss player's Grand Slam tally.

    “I would say he may be rooting for Rafa a little bit more, but only because they’re friends,” she told Express Sport.

    “But that’s a tough question.”

    But she also added: “Novak is at times, not human. I look at Nadal and see a warrior, fighting for everything, he’s going to leave blood on the court.

    “I look at Djokovic and I see more of a robot but in a good sense. The mental part of his game is a level ahead of everyone else, it’s awesome.”

  • Jim Sheridan


    Aiming for a 13th Roland Garros title today – Rafael Nadal. Here he is groaning a lot.

  • Jim Sheridan


    Iga Swiatek was fantastic yesterday, winning her first Grand Slam at the age of 19.

  • Jim Sheridan


    Djokovic, not playing on his favourite surface by any means, comes into today with a few more battle scars.

    First, he got rid of Mikael Ymer 6-0, 6-2, 6-3, before beating Ricardas Berankis 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.

    Colombian Daniel Galan then got taken care of with ease, losing to the Serb 6-0, 6-3, 6-2, while fourth-round opponent Karen Khachanov lost 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.

    This is where it got tricky for Djokovic, as Pablo Carreno Busta took a set from him for the first time in the competition, losing the first one of their match before winning 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4.

    And in the semis, in an epic math with Stefanos Tsitsipas, Djokovic came out on top, winning 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1.

  • Jim Sheridan


    Well, he's been unbelievable so far, having not dropped a single set in his six game of the tournament.

    First he beat out Egor Gerasimov 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 before taking apart American Maceknzie McDonald one emphatic fashion 6-1, 6-0, 6-3.

    Next on his hit-list was Italian Stefano Travaglia, who he smashed 6-1, 6-4, 6-0. And yep, the next opponent Sebastian Korda got a bit of a pasting too – 6-1, 6-1, 6-2.

    For the first time of the tournament, in the quarters, Jannik Sinner took six games from Nadal in one set, but ultimately lost 7-6, 6-4, 6-1.

    And in the semis, Diego Schwartzman did the same, but he couldn't stop a 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 defeat.

  • James Orr

    Afternoon everyone!

    So here we are – the French Open final in OCTOBER! Rafael Nadal didn't fancy playing in the U.S. Open but he wasn't going to miss this one was he?

    The formidable Spaniard has the chance to win his 20th Grand Slam title later today when he takes on world No 1 Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros.

    This should be one of the matches of the year – it always is when these two play. How will the Serb fare on the King Of Clay's favourite surface?

    We don't have to wait too long to find out. Nadal is aiming to win a THIRTEENTH French Open title, while Djokovic looks for just his second.

    It's clear to see who the favourite is – but both are in absolutely blistering form leading into today's crunch match-up.

    So please, just relax, I'll take it from here. All the action is over on ITV 4. Kick back, lean into your sofa and enjoy the action.

    Oh and grab snacks. We could be here for the long haul. 

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