Spain supports Nadal after loss
MADRID -- Rafael Nadal's shock defeat to Robin Soderling at Roland Garros drew widespread sympathy from his supporters back in Spain, who generally put it down to an off day.
The world No. 1, who was seeking a record fifth consecutive title, crashed to a fourth-round 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 7-6 (2) defeat to the Swedish 23rd seed.
Emilio Sanchez Vicario, who captained Spain's Davis Cup team to victory over Argentina last year, watched the game on television from Barcelona.
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2009 FRENCH OPEN
Women's singles: Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia
Roger Federer, Switzerland
Men's doubles: Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic and Leander Paes, India
Women's doubles: Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual, Spain
Mixed doubles: Liezel Huber and Bob Bryan, United States
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