05 Jun '11, 5pm

DTN Singapore: Tennis: Nadal defeats Federer for his sixth French Open title: PARIS: Rafael Nadal won a 10th Gra...

DTN Singapore: Tennis: Nadal defeats Federer for his sixth French Open title: PARIS: Rafael Nadal won a 10th Gra...

PARIS: Rafael Nadal won a 10th Grand Slam crown and equalled Bjorn Borg's record of six French Open titles when he defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7/3), 5-7, 6-1 on Sunday in the rivals' latest epic duel. Top seed Nadal, who was also champion in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010, took his overall Paris record to 45 wins against just one defeat and victory also meant he hangs on to his world number one spot. It was the 25-year-old Spaniard's 17th win over Federer in 25 meetings and fourth in a Roland Garros final. But unlike the pair's 2008 clash, when Federer managed to win just four games in the most one-sided final in 30 years, Nadal was made to work harder for his sixth Paris title. He had to come from 2-5 in the opener, saving a set point, and then squandered a 4-2 lead in the third as 29-year-old Federer, the 2009 champion and bidding for a 17th Grand Slam title, threa...

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Li Na makes history with French Open title

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channelnewsasia.com 05 Jun '11, 4pm

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channelnewsasia.com 04 Jun '11, 3pm

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straitstimes.com 02 Jun '11, 2pm

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