Spanish Tennis Super Star, Rafa Nadal has made another history by claiming his 11th French Open trophy after brushing aside Seventh seed Dominic Thiem in three straight sets.
Rafael Nadal continued his dominance of the French Open
with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over Austria’s Dominic Thiem to claim his
11th Roland Garros title in Paris.
On Sunday in Paris, world number one and defending champion Rafa Nadal landed his 11th French Open title to take his tally of majors to 17 overall.
This puts Nadal behind his rival Roger Federer as the second-highest haul in the history of the sport. Only men’s eight players in the history of tennis have won 10 Grand Slams or more.
Nadal also became only the second player to win the same Grand Slam 11 times and the first in the Open Era after Margaret Court claimed 11 Australian Open victories between 1960 and 1973.
The 16-time grand slam champion Nadal had a brief medical scare in
the final set but, after Thiem saved four match points, a long return
settled the Court Philippe Chatrier contest after two hours and 42