Nadal wins his 8th French Open Title

Rafael Nadal has become the first man to win a Grand Slam singles title eight times. Nadal beat fellow countryman David Ferrer in straight sets 6-3 6-2 6-3 in the final at Roland Garros this afternoon to win the French Open. This was the Spaniard 12th major Grand Slam title and now moves him past the legends of the game Bjorn Borg and Rod Laver on the all-time list.