Rafael Nadal overcame a slow start against Novak Djokovic to win a record-extending ninth French Open title.
Rafael Nadal shook off the anxiety of a tense, wet evening in Paris just in time to defeat the world’s top-ranked tennis player and make French Open history.
Pete Sampras , Andre Agassi and Bjorn Borg , who have a combined 33 Grand Slam singles titles, will compete in the 2011 Champions Series, organized by men’s tennis senior tour.
Rafael Nadal held his head in his hands and cried after a double fault ended Novak Djokovic’s run in major tennis tournaments and handed the Spaniard a record seventh men’s French Open title.
Rafael Nadal won a record-tying sixth French Open title by beating Roger Federer at Roland Garros today, a victory that preserved his No. 1 ranking.
Six-time champion Roger Federer was upset by France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.
"Records are always there to be broken."
- Bjorn Borg on Jun 11, 2012