If Rafael Nadal won't tell you how good he's feeling about his game, Uncle Toni sure will.
The draw is out, and all the viable big-name threats and dangerous floaters aside, we're destined for another Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic final.
So Rafael Nadal can't beat Novak Djokovic, but triumphs at Roland Garros and then loses motivation after the U.S. Open. Oh, and then he wins Davis Cup. Any questions?
Nothing went according to script in Canada -- except for Mr. Reliable, Novak Djokovic. But there's no time to revel in another title.
The lords of the draw did few favors for Rafael Nadal. Some young guns (hello, Milos Raonic) loom large.
Hey, congratulations, Rafael Nadal. You've completed your six-pack of French Open titles. But lest we forget, another champ deserves some praise.
Remember way back in the first round when Rafael Nadal almost lost to John Isner? And we were worried?
The numbers speak volumes: Rafael Nadal turned 25 years old Friday, beat Andy Murray in three sets and is two days away from his 10th major. That's pretty good.
Novak Djokovic is the head of the class, of course. But not everyone passed the first-week clay crucible.
It's safe to say that everyone outside of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is a dark horse. But here are a few outsiders who could make a run to the second week.
Recapturing the French Open title? Check. No. 1 ranking. Yep. Obviously, Wimbledon glory is a gimme for Rafael Nadal. Right?
To suggest the likes Andy Murray or David Nalbandian could upset Rafael Nadal on clay is ludicrous. The world No. 1 has undisputed authority on dirt.
There is plenty of meaningful tennis to be played from here until the French Open. And the game's brightest stars, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, best hastily heal up.
Follow all the action as Roger Federer and Andy Murray compete for the U.S. Open title.
We should see Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon finals for the third straight year. But, unlike the past two years, the outcome will be very different, Ravi Ubha writes.
Don't miss a beat of the French Open men's final. Ravi Ubha will provide analysis immediately following each set.