PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal has become the first player of the Open era to win the same major 10 times.
Nadal took his 10th French Open title and 15th career Grand Slam championship by thumping third seed Stan Wawrinka (vah-VRIHN'-kuh), 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. The 31-year-old Nadal breezed through the tournament by winning every set and dropping just 35 games, the second fewest by any man in a Grand Slam tourney since the Open era began in 1968.
The 31-year-old Nadal watched last year's French Open from home while recovering from a wrist injury. His latest title breaks a tie with Pete Sampras for the second most Grand Slams by a male, three behind Roger Federer.