Rafael Nadal could have mailed it in Friday, but he didn't. No one was happier than Stanislas Wawrinka.
This one did not come easily for Novak Djokovic, but he overcame a game Juan Martin del Potro in London.
Novak Djokovic played the match of the day, but it was Rafael Nadal who closed in on history.
Rafael Nadal, with his newfound hard-court domination, has been leading the way for Spain, which is the undisputed world power right now when it comes to men's tennis, Greg Garber writes.
No one is hotter than Rafael Nadal this summer, but an old friend could cool him down at the US Open.
It was a gloomy atmosphere -- until Andy Murray decided to make his comeback.
With all the doom and gloom from this past week, Novak Djokovic keeps on rolling.
Roger. Rafa. Murray. They're all in the safe half of the draw. Advantage, Djokovic.
Before the turmoil and anxiety, the players were out prepping for Wimbledon. And not surprisingly, the mood was rather jolly.
How can Serena Williams, at her age, be playing the best tennis of her career?
Novak Djokovic did something pretty usual for a top-tier player this year at Wimbledon. He won.
It came as no surprise that Rafael Nadal ruled the French Open again, but there were some shockers during the fortnight (see Federer, Roger).
With Rafael Nadal's eighth French Open title, he's now set a new standard in tennis.
For the record, Rafael Nadal is not perfect at Roland Garros. He once lost. Once, that is.
Quite frankly, this one was exhausting to watch. But Rafael Nadal ended his marathon semifinal in a familiar place.
Make no mistake. While most eyes will be on Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic, France will be in lockdown when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga takes the court.