Then again, beating Nadal at Roland Garros in a best-of-five match is tennis' ultimate task. Only one man has done it in the past decade. Otherwise Nadal has been indestructible. Conditions and distrations and niggling injuries and an absence of momentum coming in? None of it matters. Bless Roland Garros and his aerial derring-do a century ago; but they should just rechristen the joint in Nadal's honor. Put simply: he owns it.
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