With three-peat complete, Nadal readies for Wimbledon

Federer and Nadal have combined to win the last nine Grand Slams. Is history going to continue to repeat itself in years to come, or is Nadal's game evolving to the point where he will be even more dangerous at the other majors?

Updated: June 10, 2007, 9:36 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal won his third straight French Open title in a way that would lead most people to predict a few more in his long-range forecast.

The trickier question is whether he and Roger Federer will remain stuck in the same annual weather pattern of one for me, three for you.

Does Nadal's mastery make it more or less likely he'll win a Grand Slam on another surface?

"That's simple," Federer said. "It's just like me, when I won my first Wimbledon, I thought, 'Well, I ...

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