Nadal Captures Third Straight French Open Title


In what is now becoming a yearly occurrence, Rafael Nadal won his third straight French Open title, defeating #1 player in the world Roger Federer 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Nadal dominated most of the match, forcing Federer into 59 unforced errors, and continued his unbeaten streak at Roland Garros. Nadal is now 21-0 at the French Open, and 33-0 in best-of-five matches on clay. Additionally, Nadal bettered his record against Federer to 8-4, going 6-1 on clay, 2-2 on hard courts and 0-1 on grass.

Despite the victory, Federer will remain in front of Nadal in the world rankings. Nadal has been ranked #2 for the past 93 weeks, by far the most of any player never to be ranked #1.

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5 Responses to “Nadal Captures Third Straight French Open Title”

  1. The Sports Hernia Says:

    Win or lose, all the tennis greats wear teal.

  2. Privatjokr Says:

    Why is there a strange Brazilian man betwixt them?

  3. King Morland Says:

    he was the last player to win three in a row.

  4. Jaocb Says:

    Why do they give out a serving tray? That’s a pretty crappy prize. I’d rather get an engraved TV.

  5. Privatjokr Says:

    “Hey Gustavo, can you come give Nadal his trophy? You know…if you’re not busy.”


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