PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):
Rafael Nadal says it doesn’t get any easier dealing with nerves at the French Open.
The 30-year-old Spaniard, who is seeking an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros, beat Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round.
Nadal, who is seeded fourth, says: “I won here nine times, and every year that I won I was unbelievably happy, but every year that I come back, I was unbelievably nervous.”
Rafael Nadal’s search for an unprecedented 10th title at the French Open got off to a winning start as he beat Benoit Paire of France in straight sets.
The fourth-seeded Nadal played some brilliant shots but had to survive a minor scare in the second set on his way to a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 victory.
Paire, who is ranked 45th, dropped his serve at the beginning of the second but broke twice in quick succession to take a 3-1 lead.
But Nadal, who saved three…