The 15-time Grand Slam champion hailed his "magical" campaign in Paris and said the title was important as he has been working hard to get back to his best after injury concerns, that has troubled him in the recent past.
"It's really incredible. To win La Decima is very, very special", said Nadal. I'm going to have doubts even in a few days, because in tennis every week is a new story and that's part of the lovely thing of our sport. If I have pain in the knees, then I know from experience that it's nearly impossible.
"There is no one in the world who can make you feel more inadequate than Rafa Nadal on this court", said NBC's Mary Carillo, describing Nadal's dominance. He has become a staple at Roland Garros, and perhaps even more impressive than his ability to win has been his longevity. Then I saved a very important game and that was very beginning of the match.
Nadal was forced to pull out of last year's French Open - the tournament he cherishes most - after potential career-threatening damage to his left wrist tendons.
"You are a great example and it's always been an honour to play against you. A very emotional moment", Nadal, who before Sunday had last won a grand slam title at the 2014 French Open, told CNN Sport's Ravi Ubha.
"When Rafael is good with his knees, he can play well on the grass", Toni said. You need to play at a lower level.
Once Hollywood A-lister Nicole Kidman had helped unbox the Coupe des Mousquetaires to a crowd already wilting in 30-degree heat, the final was underway.
Nadal played in five Wimbledon finals between 2006 and 2011, but his story since has been a tale of sorry defeats and injury woes, culminating in his withdrawal past year because of a wrist problem.
The 32-year-old Swiss hit his head with his racket several times during the match, while he also smashed his racket after giving up two set points to Nadal at the end of the second. He made up for that lapse in the third round, losing only one game in three sets against Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Yet, from the start, there was an inevitability about the contest, right from the minute that Nadal saved a break point in the third game of the match.
From there, it was all downhill.
Federer has won the last major of the year five times, but not since 2008.
Meanwhile, French Open 2016 champion Novak Djokovic slid from No. 2 to No. 4 after getting knocked out in quarterfinals.
With Wimbledon set to begin July 3, Paul Annacone - who coached both Sampras and Federer and has just joined Wawrinka's coaching team for the grasscourt season - believes the Federer-Nadal domination will continue at the next major.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM support, rear fingerprint sensor, NFC, USB Type-C, 4G LTE support, and Bluetooth 4.2. The Honor 9 also features a dual-lens camera configuration, one with a 12MP image sensor and other with a 20MP sensor.
Analysts have raised the prospect of a palace coup in Qatar, a hereditary monarchy with a history of such changes in leadership. They had already earlier in the week blocked direct flights between their countries and Qatar.
Enter four freshmen: Pitchers Eric Walker and Zack Hess , as well as centerfielder Zach Watson and third baseman Josh Smith . He pitched five and two-thirds shutout innings, allowing no runs on two hits, striking out six. "The team got better".
The $435 million grand prize for Saturday night's multi-state Powerball drawing is the tenth largest jackpot of any USA lottery. Powerball spokesman Randy Miller says it may take some time to determine whether there has been a victor .
Jutanugarn shot a blemish-free 7-under 65, while Sharp, among the second round co-leaders, had two birdies en route to a 70. She added in a major title at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship and won another crown at the Cambia Portland Classic.
However, there is this particular drag and drop feature showcased on the keynote on iPad, which will be coming to iPhone as well. These older devices are outpaced by newer models with 64-bit processors, which can cope with more data at once.
Fans of the pop stars started going insane when they realized that Perry's album was also going live at exactly the same moment. Taylor Swift is making all of our " Wildest Dreams " come true with a big announcement that's sure to rock the music world.
Apple billed iOS 8 as the "biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the App Store " when it launched in September 2014. Under the old system, apps could try to improve ratings after a bug-fixing update by asking users to revise their score.
This was on display in the first three games when it surrendered a combined 99 points in transition to the Warriors . Golden State still have a two-game buffer and can claim the trophy at home on Monday (Tuesday, Singapore time).
Nick Gordon , the boyfriend of late aspiring singer Bobbi Kristina Brown, has been arrested for kidnapping and domestic violence. Sources close to the girlfriend say Gordon allegedly roughed her up Friday night so severely that she had to go to the hospital.
Rumor: Google Pixel XL 2 (Muskie) has been canceled
AndroidPolice has heard from three separate sources that Google has shelved its plans for a new Pixel device codenamed muskie . The company will only provide services for both devices' security updates and telephone or online support until October 2019.
'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' Gets Official Release Date
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Sanchez fears over City move?
The Sun: Chelsea could make a £45m move for Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne if they lose Eden Hazard to Real Madrid . Daily Telegraph: Liverpool have turned down Derby County's £1m offer for defender Andre Wisdom.
South Korea Is Interested In Co-Hosting The 2030 World Cup
Moon's proposal came in a meeting with Gianni Infantino , chief of Federation Internationale de Football Association . Chinese officials have said they want to host the World Cup at the earliest opportunity, which appears to be 2030.
Trump Says He Looks Forward to Working With Theresa May
Damian Green , the former work and pensions secretary, was named first secretary of state - effectively the deputy prime minister. The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday.
Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem
In that report it was also mentioned that the terrorists had used highly unusual pink ceramic knives in their stabbing attack . Mr Hyslop said they are working as quickly as they can to get the market re-opened, and it is hoped that will be this week.
GST on set-top boxes & optic fibre down to 18%
Under the scheme, eligible traders, manufacturers and restaurants can pay 1-5% GST rate on their annual sales without tax credits. Their recommendations are being taken up by the council on Sunday. "There are two objectives behind this move", he said.