Rafael Nadal claimed an 11th French Open title yesterday. In the Men’s singles final in Paris yesterday, he defeated Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets 6-4 6-3 6-2.
The 32-year-old world number one now has 17 Grand Slam titles, just three behind great rival Roger Federer.
Nadal joins Australia’s Margaret Court as the only player to win 11 titles at the same major. Victory also took Nadal’s record at Roland Garros to 86 wins and just two losses.