Rafael Nadal is the 2019 French Open champion after defeating Dominic Thiem in four sets to claim the title on Sunday. It is his third consecutive win of the title after taking down Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1.
Overall, Sunday’s win is his 12th. He remains flawless in the final at the French Open, and this is the second straight year in which Nadal has beaten Thiem in the championship.
It’s also Nadal’s 18th major victory of his career, putting him just two majors shy of Roger Federer’s 20.