5 Jul 2010

Wimbledon champ has sights set on maiden US Open title

7:13 am on 5 July 2010

Playing some of the finest tennis of his career, Rafael Nadal has thumped Tomas Berdych in straight sets to claim a coveted second Wimbledon crown.

The world number one required just over two hours to clean up the giantkilling Czech 6-3 7-5 6-4.

Nadal's victory earned him an eighth career major, elevating the Spaniard to equal-seventh on the all-time grand slam title leaderboard.

He has five French Opens and one Australian Open to go with his Wimbledon double, the US Open now the only major he's yet to get his hands on.