French Open men's final -- key points

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Eleven and counting: Rafael Nadal brushed aside Dominic Thiem to win his 11th French Open title

Key points in Sunday's French Open men's final between 10-time champion Rafael Nadal and Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem:

Set 1

Nadal 6-4

-- Nadal breaks in the second game as Thiem nets a forehand. The Austrian won only one point in the first two games.

-- Thiem breaks straight back with his second forehand winner of the game flying past a rooted Nadal.

?- Still with no Hawkeye at Roland Garros, chair umpire incorrectly overrules line call which would have seen Thiem level at 3-3. But the Austrian saves two break points and wins the lengthy game anyhow.

-- Nadal breaks to love to clinch the opening set as Thiem undoes all of his earlier hard work with a third forehand unforced error of the game into the net.

Top tweet: "The final has the sense of inevitability. Nadal 95-0 when winning 1st set in best of 5 set matches on Clay." -- Britain's former US Open finalist Greg Rusedski.

Key statistics: First serve percentage -- Nadal 65%, Thiem 45%

Total points won -- Nadal 39, Thiem 29

Set 2

Nadal 6-3

-- Nadal piles on the pressure at the start of the second set, taking his fifth break point of another marathon game as Thiem sends a wild backhand long.

-- Thiem brings up break point with a perfectly-judged drop shot after Nadal is given a time warning, but the defending champion then wins two exchanges at the net and holds to move one game from the set.

-- Nadal wraps up the set on his first set point as Thiem hits backhand wide.

Top tweet: "Absolutely grueling game and a couple of sneaky drop shots from Vamos-Rafa do damage." -- Tennis coach Brad Gilbert

Key statistics: Break points saved in set ? Nadal 1/1, Thiem 4/5

Unforced errors ? Nadal 7, Thiem 12

Set 3

Nadal 6-2

-- End of the final looks nigh when Thiem slips to 0-40 in the opening game, but the 24-year-old staves off four break points and holds serve with a booming backhand up the line.

-- The 10-time champion finally wears down Thiem in the third game, taking his sixth break point of the set as the seventh seed fails to return a massive forehand.

-- Nadal calls for trainer to get treatment on his hand midway through the following game. But he comfortably takes a 3-1 lead despite a double fault.

-- The Spaniard breaks to set up the chance to serve for his 11th title, as his forehand again proves too strong for his opponent.

-- Nadal uncharacteristically shows some jitters at the finishing line, but seals victory on his fifth match point as Thiem returns long.

Top tweet: "If you had told me 3 years ago in middle of one of Rafa's injury lay offs and Roger's major title drought, that @rogerfederer would get to 20 majors and @RafaelNadal would get to 11 @rolandgarros I would have said doubtful. It will happen in back to back majors. @Wimbledon @espn." -- Former American player Pam Shriver.

Key statistics: Second-serve return points won -- Nadal 11/14, Thiem 1/4

Final match statistics: Winners/unforced errors -- Nadal 26/24, Thiem 34/42

Eleven and counting: Rafael Nadal brushed aside Dominic Thiem to win his 11th French Open title

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Nadal powers his way to victory over Thiem