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2019 French Open: Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem Live Score, Commentary and Updates

Rafael Nadal becomes the first player ever to win a 12th French Open title and creates history!
Updated: 09 June 2019 21:49 IST - Published: 09 June 2019 14:04 IST
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Thank you for joining us on this very exciting and historic final match! 

Congratulations yet again to Rafael Nadal for this stunning performance and a hattrick win at the French Open! 
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As for Dominic Thiem, he needs to be applauded for putting up a terrific fight in the first two sets of the match. There is a lot more left to see of Thiem. 

Assuredly, he is the next big thing on clay after Nadal.
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Congratulations, Rafael Nadal for showing us what sheer dominance looks like. 
Thank you, King of Clay for being this enigma on clay.
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This is also his 436th clay court match win and a 59th clay court tournament win as well as a 18th Grand Slam win for the Spaniard!
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Nadal becomes the first player ever to win 12 titles at any particular Grand Slam. 
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Nadal falls to the ground in sheer joy as Thiem's return falls wide and he crowns himself Champion yet again! 
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With that final serve Nadal redefines why he is called the King of Clay as an emotional Rafael Nadal wins the French Open for the 12th time!
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NADAL HAS TWO CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS AS THIEM'S RETURN FALLS WIDE! HERE WE GO!
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Thiem's returns are sorry excuses at this point. Clearly, he has a lot of learning left to do even now. 
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There is a deafening cheer inside Court Phillipe Chatrier and Nadal begins with an ace!
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Nadal will now be serving for a 12th Roland Garros Championship! 
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AND ONCE AGAIN NADAL GETS THE BETTER OF THIEM AS HE BREAKS HIM!
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Thiem gets a cheeky dropshot over the net to bring it back to deuce.
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Nadal gets the advantage once more! 
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It's deuce once again on the Dominic Thiem serve as Nadal really attacks it.
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Thiem commits error after error in frustration. It's 15 ALL on the Thiem serve.
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He is just 2 games away from victory.
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The King of Clay edges closer to history as he holds serve and goes up 4-1.
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Thiem survives the scare and holds his serve finally in this set. But Nadal still has a good 3-1 lead.
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But wait, Thiem comes back from nowhere and it's deuce on his serve.
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The Austrian seems to have fazed out by the sheer dominance of the King of Clay.
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And yet again, Nadal has three break points on Thiem's serve.
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Nadal hits unbelievable shots to go up 30-0 on the Thiem serve.
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But Nadal is relentless here and powers down winner after winner. 
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Thiem will need divine luck right now to help turn things around for him.
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Nadal is dangerously close to getting a 12th French Open title now! 
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Nadal wards off the threat of Thiem and leads 3-0 in the fourth set! 
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Thiem gets an advantage as Nadal's return falls out.
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Things look slightly tense once again on Court Phillipe Chatrier as we have Deuce Number 2 on the Nadal serve.
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AND THIEM HAS ANOTHER BREAK POINT AS HE HITS A BRILLIANT BACKHAND WINNER! 
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Amazing agile movements from both players as Thiem levels up 30 ALL on a Nadal serve.
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Will this be a repeat show of the crushing third set?
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Nadal attacks the Thiem serve and snatches away the opening service of the Austrian from him. It's a 2-0 lead for Nadal again. 
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Nadal prevails and holds his serve.
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But Thiem seems to have regained his form and has a break point on the Nadal serve! How dramatic is this match? 
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Nadal is brutally good from the beginning of the fourth set! 
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It's a do or die set for Dominic Thiem now.
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Unless Thiem really pulls up his socks and plays well and gets this set, there is no stopping a fiesty Nadal. 
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Rafael Nadal is now one set away from making history by getting his 12th French Open title and his 18th Grand Slam! 
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Thiem nets his return and the King of Clay gets an easy-peasy third set in just 24 minutes.
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Nadal has set point in no time now! 
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Nadal is up 30-15 on the Thiem serve. Can Thiem hold at this crucial point?
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Thiem will now serve to stay in this set.
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Nadal is in cruise control here with a 5-1 lead over Thiem in the third set.
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It's pure one-way traffic on the court now with Nadal pouncing one winner after the other. 
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Thiem finally gets himself on the board. He lags behind at 1-4.
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And with that, Thiem starts hitting a few promising shots! He is 40-0 up on his own serve.
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Thiem looks a bit put off here and he needs to find his form back again if he hopes of staying in this match. 
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This set belongs to Nadal clearly as he leads 4-0 here in the third set. 
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Nadal breaks Thiem again and leads 3-0 in the third set.