Rafael Nadal Wins Record 9th French Open Title

The “King of Clay” Rafael Nadal today won the title at Roland Garros for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 in the final.

Nadal improved his record at Roland Garros to 66-1, and stretched his winning streak at the clay-court major to 35 straight.

He also became the first man to win the same Grand Slam title nine times.

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