Another win in Paris for Nadal
PARIS (AP) —Top seed Rafael Nadal has retained the French Open championship with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 win over second-seed Novak Djokovic. The championship is Nadal’s ninth at the French Open and fifth straight. By winning it he will be No. 1 in the world rankings on Monday.
This was the 42nd time the two had met with Nadal leading the series 23-19. It was also their 12th Grand Slam meeting with Nadal owning a 9-3 record which includes six wins in Paris.