Nadal threw his arms skywards and turned to his entourage including coach and fellow Mallorcan Carlos Moya and his uncle Toni, who stood down from his coaching role previous year after his nephew worn his 10th French crown.
If there were any reason for a bit of intrigue entering Sunday, it was this: Thiem beat Nadal on red clay at Rome in May 2017 and again at Madrid last month.
The 32-year-old is also the first man to win the same tournament 11 times, Margaret Court the only other tennis player in history to do so at the Australian Open.
It marks Nadal's record-setting 11th Roland Garros crown, a stunning feat.
In Madrid, Thiem said the key was to be positive against Nadal.
"Rafa, I just want to say well done", he said at the post-match presentation.
Just like that, Nadal was off on a five-game burst to lead 3-0 in the second set.
But from the moment Nadal broke serve in the 10th game to win the opening set Thiem's belief ebbed away.
Nadal's welling eyes during the trophy ceremony provided a moment of vulnerability after a match that had very few of them, apart from a freakish interlude in the third set when Nadal abruptly stopped mid-service game with a disconcerted expression and left the baseline to request medical attention for a cramping left hand.
Nadal, 32, is second behind Federer in the list of all-time Grand Slam titles, three clear of Pete Sampras in third. "Of course, I have ambition, I have passion for what I am doing, but I never have been insane about all this kind of stuff", Nadal told a news conference.
The No. 7-seeded Thiem was trying to become only the second player from Austria to earn a Grand Slam title; Thomas Muster won the 1995 French Open.
Beaten French Open finalist Dominic Thiem believes this won't be his only shot at Grand Slam glory.
The duo have met nine times throughout their career, all on clay, with Nadal taking six meetings to Thiem's three. Nadal's had some challenges at Roland-Garros' championship stage over the years, but few athletes in any sport have ever been more acclimatized to a venue the way Nadal has owned the terra firma of Roland-Garros' grounds.
Nadal plans to return to Paris in 2019 and try and clinch a 12th title at Roland Garros. When he first halted play, Nadal removed that tape, which he said let his circulation improve.
Players will be able to join friend's parties and progress will follow them, or they can choose to go it alone and play solo. Bethesda's new Fallout 76 game will be absolutely massive, but no new details on its reported online mode were revealed.
He struggled to take Whittaker down in their first fight, however, and the Australian is not expecting much to change. Chris Amann, and his big fight against Mike Jackson which is set to take place at UFC 225 . "I just don't see it".
So far only pre-cut melons have been linked, but it's important to remember food safety measures if you buy whole melons. The individuals who became ill said they ate pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon or a fruit salad mix that contained melon.
A controversial tweet from the president Monday morning came alongside more complaints about the special counsel's investigation. A president has never before pardoned himself. " Impeach him and then you can do whatever you want to do to him ", he added.
Matt Gaetz (R-FL) openly mused about removing Ryan from his role as House Speaker ahead of November's elections . Ryan also rejected Trump's claim that FBI investigators illegally placed an informant inside his campaign.
Kohli also is one of five Indians who are in the A+ category contract with the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI). Forbes earnings figures include all salaries, bonuses and prize money earned between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018.
Armed officers were seen cordoning off the entrances to the landmark in the heart of the German capital. Police spokesman Winfried Wenzel told Bild: 'A person has been injured by a shot from a police weapon'.
Fekir has also drawn interest from Chelsea and Bayern Munich, but Liverpool have been aggressive in chasing his signature. The France worldwide had not been expected to finalise a switch to Merseyside before the end of this summer's World Cup .
Vegas has lost back-to-back games for the first time in the playoffs, scoring only three total goals in those defeats. They were less aggressive on the forecheck, and had a series-high 26 shots blocked by Capitals.
However, it also should be noted that the first post has produced more champions (23) than any other post at Belmont Park. Trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, the colt finished seventh in the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness.
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