Rafael Nadal returns to brilliant self
PARIS -- After a series of early misadventures here at Roland Garros, the five-time champion was, at last, relentlessly, Rafa. After talking about his waning confidence as if it were an injured bird, Rafael Nadal now seems properly positioned contend for a sixth title.
On Wednesday, he met Robin Soderling here for the third year in a row. It was the scowling Swede who beat Rafa in 2009, the only time Nadal has lost a match at the French Open. One wonders whether Soderling will ever ...
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