French Open

Rafael Nadal broke a streak of three consecutive Grand Slam finals losses to Novak Djokovic with his four-set victory in the French Open final. Enlarge photo

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Rafael Nadal broke a streak of three consecutive Grand Slam finals losses to Novak Djokovic with his four-set victory in the French Open final.

PARIS – A look at the French Open on Monday:

Weather: Cloudy, with brief rain. High of 66 degrees.

Men’s Final: No. 2 Rafael Nadal beat No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5. The match began Sunday, was suspended by rain in the fourth set, then play resumed Monday.

Stat of the Day: 7 – French Open titles for Nadal, breaking a tie with Bjorn Borg for the tournament record.

Quote of the Day: “I had lost three Grand Slam finals in a row to him. That’s why it was important for me to win.” – Nadal, who avoided becoming the first man to lose four consecutive Grand Slam finals.

Associated Press