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Rafael Nadal wins French Open

Updated: June 9, 2014, 11:50 AM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.

The pressure he applies, from set to set, game to game, point to point, shot to shot. That bullwhip of a high-bouncing, topspin lefty forehand. Those quick-reflex returns that help him break an opponent's serve -- and his will.

Doing what he does so well on the red clay of Roland Garros, a surface and site he dominates ...

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