They have met in eight Grand Slam finals, with each winning four times. This will only be the pair's second clash in the final of Roland Garros since 2014. They last battled for a major title was at the 2019 Australian Open, where Djokovic won in straight sets.
Argentina enter the match after defeating Ecuador 1-0 in their opening qualifier at La Bombonera on Thursday. Bolivia suffered a 5-0 defeat to Brazil in Sao Paulo.
"One month and a half ago if you tell me you're going to have this trophy with you again, I will say, This year will probably be too difficult," said Nadal who arrived in Paris this year without any tuneup tournament win, the first time in his career.
Despite going into Tuesday's match as firm favorites, Brazil cannot afford to take their opponents lightly, Firmino warned.
The record Roland Garros winner grabbed it, firing an ace to end the two-hour-and-41-minute final with a love game. He then kneeled down, smiled widely and pumped his arms. It was the fourth time he has won his favourite tournament without conceding a set.
Sichuan kept its double-figure margin during the ensuing three quarters, with its biggest lead at 30 points with two minutes left to play.
ROME, Oct.7 (Xinhua) -- Italy claimed a comfortable friendly win at Artemio Franchi stadium on Wednesday as the Azzurri crashed Moldova 6-0 with Stephan El Shaarawy scoring a brace.
PARIS, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Following are the tennis players who have claimed Grand Slam men's singles titles more than 10 times after Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the French Open on Sunday:
Playing at a high level for a decade, Ji said she has no secret other than self-discipline and hard work.
Feng said every Chinese golfer that qualified for the Tokyo olympics will target a gold medal. For her, the biggest advantage will be a relaxed attitude.
Meanwhile, football training is to start in mid-October to prepare teams for the start of Malawi's top league in November.