One more time.
Three years after suffering from injuries and struggling with his confidence, Rafael Nadal has become his former self: Dominant clay court slugger and champion of the French Open for the 10th time.
Nadal, 31 years old, dominated 32-year-old Stan Wawrinka to win the French Open for the first time since 2014. He’s first player—man or woman—in tennis’s Open era to win the same major title 10 times.Nadal finished the match with a shot that Wawrinka, stuck in midcourt, couldn’t handle. He fell to his back and, after sitting in his chair, looked to be shedding a few tears after he lowered his head and covered it with a towel.The 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory means Nadal lost a mere 35 games in the entire tournament, the least in all his years playing at Roland Garros. Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles in his career, trailing only Roger…
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