Nadal Beats Federer for 6th French Open Title
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 05: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates match point during the men's singles final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Roger Federer of Switzerland on day fifteen of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 5, 2011 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Updated at 10:33 AM PDT on Sunday, Jun 5, 2011
Rafael Nadal has won his record-equaling sixth French Open title, beating Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1 in the final.
It was the fourth final at Roland Garros between the two players, and Nadal has won all four.
The Spaniard matched Bjorn Borg's record of six French Open titles Sunday and earned his 10th major overall.
He is 45-1 at Roland Garros, and 17-8 against Federer — including 6-2 in Grand Slam finals.
Published at 10:26 AM PDT on Jun 5, 2011
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