Rafael Nadal wins 11th Roland-Garros title.
Gallery: Nadal tames Thiem in final
The stakes were high. Rafael Nadal was going for his 11th Roland-Garros men's singles title; Dominic Thiem was aiming for his first Grand Slam crown.
Even before he appeared on Court Philippe-Chatrier, Rafa looked pumped up. It promised to be an intense start. It was, with the Spaniard breaking in the second game.
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Celebrate the champions with their glittering trophies from all events at Roland-Garros in 2018.
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