Joy of six for super Nadal

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Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer to win a record-equalling sixth French Open title.

Nadal triumphed 7-5 7-6 (7/3) 5-7 6-1 to pull level with Bjorn Borg on six clay crowns at Roland Garros. The victory, which sees him keep his world number one ranking, is also his 10th Grand Slam singles title, leaving only five men ahead of him on the all-time list. Federer had started brilliantly and will look back on the set point he had at 5-2 in the opening set. However, despite plenty of momentum swings, Nadal fought back to win what was always a tightly-contested match.