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Rafael Nadal clinches 11th French Open title with straight sets win over Dominic Thiem
As the French Tennis Federation takes a wrecking ball to Court Philippe Chatrier, starting tomorrow morning, it feels as if Rafael Nadal has outlasted the building that made him a star. As he showed in Sunday’s final, Nadal remains indestructible, even when cramp turns his racket hand into an agonising claw. The scoreline of Nadal’s 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Dominic Thiem – which delivered a scarcely believable 11th French Open – might suggest that this match grew easier as it went on.