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.
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.
When Rafael Nadal arrives on the Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros, nothing seems to faze him.
Rafael Nadal had little time to party after winning his fifth French Open title and regaining the No. 1 spot on the men’s tennis tour from Roger Federer .
Defending French Open women’s champion Li Na was knocked out in the fourth round by qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova. Men’s six-time champion Rafael Nadal dropped two games in reaching the quarterfinals.
Rafael Nadal defeated Britain’s Andy Murray yesterday to reach the final at Wimbledon and will defend his championship against Novak Djokovic, who’s taking over the top spot in men’s tennis from the Spaniard win or lose.
Rafael Nadal defeated Robin Soderling in straight sets to win his fifth French Open title and reclaim the top spot in men’s tennis from Roger Federer .
"Records are always there to be broken."
- Bjorn Borg on Jun 11, 2012