Tennis: Nadal to face Wawrinka for a 10th French Open title

L'Espagnol Rafael Nadal face au Géorgien Nikoloz Basilashvili à Roland-Garros, le 2 juin 2017
Lionel Bonaventure (AFP)

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal marched into a record 10th French Open final after outclassing Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 on Friday.

The Spaniard will face 2015 Roland Garros champion Stan Wawrinka for the title after the 32-year-old Swiss defeated Andy Murray in a five-set epic to become the oldest finalist in Paris since 1973.

Nadal, who won the last of his French Opens in 2014, is bidding to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam.


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