Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title:

Rafael Nadal celebrates victory (CREDIT: REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal defeats Stan Wawrinka in straight sets: 6-2 6-3 6-1 to claim “La Decima” (10 titles) at the French Open.

Rafael Nadal has extended his Grand Slam count to 15 with his straight sets victory, and is the only player in the open era to win 10 titles at the same event.

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Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win her first Grand Slam title:

Simona Halep (left) congratulates Jelena Ostapenko (right) (CREDIT: Twitter/@WTA)

The 20-year old Latvian produced a sublime display of tennis as she fought back to win her first Grand Slam title at the French Open.

Ostapenko was unseeded and had never played in the final of a Grand Slam before, but she seemed at home as she broke Simona Halep’s serve in the very first game. However, some unforced errors began to creep into her game, and she eventually went down a set and 3-0.

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