Nadal Wins the French Open for the Fourth Consecutive Time

By: Ally White

The Spaniard Rafael Nadal simply took everything from his opponent Roger Federer to conquer his fourth consecutive French Open title.

Despite Nadal's already accomplished grand slams being four of those French Opens; the experience and retired tennis player Bjorn Borg did venture to make some predictions before the final game between Nadal vs. Federer, which by the way were the complete opposite.

"A lot of people say no one can beat Nadal the way he's been playing. But I think Roger has a really, really good chance," the great Swede said on the eve of Sunday's final. But Borg was wrong, Federer got beat 6-1, 6-3,6-0.

"I think it's going to be a really open final. I think it's going to be a long match, very close, close match, and if Roger wins Paris, no doubt he's the greatest player who ever played the game," said Borg.

Borg was wrong again, Rafael Nadal won the most uneven men's final in Paris, France ever since 1977 and this became the shortest final since 1980 as it only took one hour 48 minutes.

The game was only one sided, Nadal was uncomfortable to rejoice his title win whereas Roger Federer was even more humiliated to received the runner's up 530,000 Euros check.

From the time when Federer has his first debut at the French Open in 1999, he has accumulated149 wins and 23 losses record. However; none of those losses will upset and hurt him as much as this Sunday's final against Nadal.

Federer, who has built up his reputation to be the number one and defeating his opponents in consistent ways, for once, was the one receiving an absolute massacre by Rafael Nadal.? Unquestionably; that wasn't the exhibition fans expected from the 12-times Grand Slam champion.

"After a loss like this you don't want to play Rafa again tomorrow, that's for sure," claimed a shell-shocked Federer.

As an alternative for Federer to become the man to win all four major grand slam titles, Federer received the merit of becoming the first tennis player to lose three times in a row the French Open (Roland Garros) finals.

Nadal's game was impressive, solid and unstoppable during the whole tournament; he became the first tennis player since Borg in 1980 to win the French Open without loosing a set, proving with that clay is his court regardless what others can suggest.

Also; as Borg... Nadal is the only tennis player to win four consecutive titles since the event was proclaimed international in 1925. Critics said that probably only Nadal's health could stop him from expanding his record of 28-0 at Roland Garros in 2009.

After his triumph in France, people ask him to explain the secret of his success, and Rafael Nadal replies saying: : "Well, if you have no special motivation for a tournament like Roland Garros you can retire, go home, fishing, have a boat, enjoy the life, no?"

Now for Federer his focus turns to the green lawns of Wimbledon where he has been undefeated for five years. Unluckily for Federer, Nadal will be closer breaking at his feet. However; we shall expect to enjoy lots of action as very likely these two incredible players will meet again for the All England Club Crown.

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