Bonus chapter in this great rivalry
PARIS -- Two weeks' worth of matches, drama and heroics on the red clay of Roland Garros, and who is left at the end: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. So familiar, yet so unexpected.
Nadal was always supposed to get here somehow, despite the struggles and doubts. Never mind the four straight losses to Novak Djokovic. He was still the five-time champion, beaten in Paris only once in his career, still the Rey of Clay until someone manages to wrest the French Open crown from the Spaniard's head ...
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