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Murray, Rafa beat foes, darkness

As the sun set on Roland Garros, favorites prevailed -- but not without dramatics

Updated: June 4, 2014, 7:45 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PARIS -- There was a little skip and a hop at the end, and a muted fist pump. But make no mistake, Rafael Nadal was not happy.

He took off his sodden headband and politely shook David Ferrer's hand. As Nadal walked slowly back onto Court Suzanne Lenglen, he exhaled deeply, then forced a smile. It was more of a grimace, really.

It is impossible to overstate Nadal's history of dominance at Roland Garros.

Not only had he won 63 of 64 matches on the venerable grounds here beside ...

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