It's only fitting that Novak Djokovic capped a spectacular two months with the year-end championship.
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.
You don't have to imagine the blockbuster Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic showdown. It's here.
Maria Sharapova and Jelena Jankovic are very different players, but they have more in common than you.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are on a collision course and as that semifinal showdown looms in the future their play is being fueled by emotions, Greg Garber writes.
John Isner fought with gusto and heart, but after 8 hours, 27 minutes on court the past two days, it was too much.
Most experts have Rafael Nadal winning the French Open title, but at the moment, the seven-time champ looks a bit frazzled.
A year ago, Serena Williams played the most disappointing major of her career -- one that she's hell bent on avenging.
Novak Djokovic is willing to get dirty. He has no choice if he wants to deliver on his No. 1 priority of the year, the French Open title.
Hard to imagine, but Rafael Nadal looked quite mortal in his first-round French Open match.
The thing about Rafael Nadal at the French Open: Everything is meticulously planned, and there's nothing to suggest anyone can stop him.
Just as Novak Djokovic began to stage a dramatic comeback, the weather interjected. Figures.