'Hotel barman stole Nadal's watch'
PARIS police have recovered a 300,000 euro ($377,000) watch stolen from Rafael Nadal and arrested a hotel employee over the theft.
The source said police tracked down the presumed thief, a hotel barman, on Tuesday after tracing his hotel access badge, which was used to access the room in which Nadal stayed with his parents during the French Open.
He confessed to having entered Nadal's room and taken the luxury watch, and brought police to the spot where he had hidden it along a railway track near his home in the Essonne area south of Paris, a police source said.
French media reported that luxury watchmaker Richard Mille had lent
Nadal the watch for the French Open, which the Spanish tennis sensation won for a record seventh time on Monday, beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic