Rafael Nadal wins 10th Slam at Roland Garros, ties Bjorn Borg’s record

The Roland Garros 2011 Men’s Singles Final match between Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer was a global sensation. The world witnessed top-ranked Rafael Nadal winning his sixth French Open title after beating Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6, 5-4, 6-1. This is Nadal’s 10th career Grand Slam title and his sixth French Open title haul has equal Bjorn Borg’s haul.

Federer was aiming for a record 17th Grand Slam title. The Swiss star ended Novak Djokovic’s unbeated streak in the semifinals.

Federer has yet to win against Nadal in Paris and goes 0-5 following the loss on Sunday.

“What I said one week ago is I am going to put in everything to try to change the situation, to try to play better, and that’s what I did,’ said Nadal.

“I try my best in every moment with the right attitude all the time, so finally I was able to play my best when I needed my best,” he added.

“Today was a very good match. Overall obviously I’m very happy about the tournament. Obviously you should be disappointed after losing in a Grand Slam final. Obviously I feel that a little bit today. He’s a great champion on clay especially, and I am happy with my tournament,” Federer said.

  1. Jay Crusaunt

    Nadal proved himself the King of Clay. Roger remains the King of Tennis

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