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Rafael Nadal advances to his 10th French Open final, will meet Stan Wawrinka

Rafael Nadal advances to his 10th French Open final, will meet Stan Wawrinka

Rafael Nadal might not have played his best in a French Open semifinal on Friday, but the nine-time Roland Garros champion dispatched up-and-coming Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 to reach his 10th final at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament, extending his record for the most final appearances in Paris.

“Today he did not play very well. He played good, but he was a bit nervous and tense,” said Toni Nadal, who coached his nephew to 14 Grand Slam titles.

Facing a player who already had beaten him twice on clay, Nadal needed little more than two hours to secure his spot in Sunday's final, where he will face 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka, who defeated Andy Murray 6-7 (6), 6-3,...

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