As the sun set on Roland Garros, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal prevailed -- but not without some dramatics, writes Greg Garber.
A year ago, Rafael Nadal couldn't fathom finishing 2013 as the top player in the land. But here he is -- the top player in the land.
No matter the surface or event, it's always the Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal show. Is that good for tennis?
Put a little dirt on a tennis court and Rafael Nadal is an entirely different cat -- as he is proving for the umpteenth consecutive year.
There's a physical price to pay in this punishing sport known as tennis. Just ask Rafael Nadal.
Rafael Nadal didn't scurry around the court like an old man in his Grand Slam return. But will his knees hold up?