The Latest: Nadal 1 set from 12th French Open title

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Published 7:11 a.m. ET June 9, 2019 | Updated 11:28 a.m. ET June 9, 2019

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):

5:25 p.m.

Rafael Nadal is one set away from a 12th French Open title.

Nadal leads the final 6-3, 5-7, 6-1.

Nadal won 16 of 17 points to open the third set and take a 4-0 lead.

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4:55 p.m.

Dominic Thiem has evened the French Open final against Rafael Nadal at one set apiece.

Thiem won the second set 7-5 after Nadal won the first 6-3.

Thiem got the only break of the second set in the final game when Nadal missed a series of shots under pressure from the Austrian player’s heavy groundstrokes.

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4:05 p.m.

Rafael Nadal has won the first set of the men’s final against Dominic Thiem by a score of 6-3.

After trading breaks midway through the set, Nadal got the key break for a 5-3 lead then served it out.

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3:12 p.m.

The men’s final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem has started at Roland Garros.

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1:25 p.m.

Lights will be installed on the four top show courts for next year’s French Open and all courts the year after, putting an end to matches being suspended due to darkness.

Tournament organizers announced that Court Philippe Chatrier,…

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