June 12, 2017 13:04 IST

Rafael Nadal wins historic 10th French Open title

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Spaniard Rafael Nadal became the first tennis player to win 10 titles in any Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era as he outclassed Stanislas Wawrinka at the French Open final here on Sunday. Credit: (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Fourth seeded Nadal registered a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory in two hours and five minutes over the Swiss third seed in the men's singles final. Credit: (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
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With this win, the Spaniard took the sole second place on the all-time list for most Grand Slam titles won with his 15th trophy of career, reports Xinhua news agency. Credit: (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
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At 31 years and 8 days, Nadal, without losing a set at Roland Garros this year, also became the oldest player in history to win 15 Grand Slam titles. Credit: (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
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Rafael Nadal of Spain falls backwards after victory during his match against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during the Men's Singles Final, on day fifthteen at Roland Garros on June 11, 2017 in Paris, France. Credit: (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)