Live Blog: Rafael Nadal tops Novak Djokovic, wins French Open

Saturday June 9th, 2012

For the fourth straight Grand Slam, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic battled in the finals. After rain wreaked havoc on the match and delayed the conclusion until Monday, Nadal made history with a 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 win over the world No. 1 to pass Bjorn Borg and become the winningest man at Roland Garros.

The tennis team live blogged the action, so check out the instant match analysis in the chat below.

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