World tennis No.1 Daniil Medvedev has notched up his 250th career victory, saying "for sure I want more victories".
The 2021 US Open champion, who came into Paris with just one match on clay this year following hernia surgery, routed Argentina's 103rd-ranked Facundo Bagnis 6-2, 6-2, 6-2.
The 35-year-old Spaniard also becomes just the fourth man in history to win all four of the sport’s major Grand Slam titles at least twice.
Russia's Medvedev rolled through 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in 1hr 55min, while Greek fourth seed Tsitsipas gained a 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 win over unseeded Frenchman Benoit Paire.
Medvedev, playing in his third major final, at last hoisted a Grand Slam trophy while avenging a straight sets defeat by Djokovic earlier this year in the Australian Open final.
World number-two ranked Daniil Medvedev of Russia beat John Isner of the United States 6-2, 6-2 in the National Bank Open semifinals to face American Reilly Opelka in the final.
Daniil Medvedev, ranked second in the world, has 11 ATP Tour victories, winning this year in Mallorca and Marseille. Meanwhile, Stefanos Tsitsipas ended the 13-match win streak of Casper Ruud with a clinical 6-1, 6-4 win to also reach the semis.
The 20-time Grand Slam winner, Rafael Nadal, next plays the 13th seed Canadian Denis Shapovalov for a place in the quarter-final.
The Russian will face either Dusan Lajovic of Serbia or American Frances Tiafoe for a place in the quarterfinals of the prestigious ATP Masters and WTA hardcourt tournament.
In her first match since winning the Australian Open, women's world number two Naomi Osaka beat Ajla Tomljanovic 7-6 (7/3), 6-4.
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic breaks Roger Federer's record for most weeks as the men's top number one, and plans to win many more Grand Slams.
Russian Medvedev, who has won nine matches in a row, beats Spanish Nadal, world number two, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 during their ATP semi final match.
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