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It's lefty vs. lefty in the men's final

Updated: June 4, 2005, 9:48 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PARIS -- The Rafael Nadal Era is set to begin in the men's final of the French Open. Nadal has taken the tennis world by storm this spring and on Sunday will try to confirm his domination against fellow lefty Mariano Puerta and capture the biggest clay-court tournament in the world.

Nadal's heavy favorite status in the final is easily warranted. The fleet-footed No. 4 seed loves the big occasions and he arrives in the his first Slam championship having won three straight tournament titles, ...

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