Nadal Bests Federer To Win Sixth French Open Crown
Rafael Nadal won his sixth French Open Championship, and 10th Grand Slam, by defeating Roger Federer, in four sets, on Sunday. The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, reports that Nadal was victorious, 7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1.
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a forehand during the men’s singles final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland on day fifteen of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2011 in Paris, France.
Nadal now has six French Open titles, to go along with two Wimbeldons titles, one U.S. Open title, and one Australian Open title.
With his 10th Grand Slam titles, Nadal is now one behind Rod Laver, and Bjorn Borg, for the fourth-most, all-time. Roger Federer has the most, with 16, followed by Pete Sampras with 14, and Roy Emerson with 12.