Nadal wins record 10th French Open

Rafael Nadal of Spain won his 10th French Open title on Sunday, beating Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the men’s final. No other men’s tennis player has won more than seven singles titles at any single Grand Slam tournament. Fabrice Santoro, the former French star turned French Open interviewer, described the record as “one of the most beautiful exploits in the history of sport” as he approached Nadal following the match. Nadal lost only 35 games in his seven matches on the way to the title, the second fewest in the Open era behind Bjorn Borg’s march to the 1978 French Open title, in which he lost just 32 games.

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