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Rafael Nadal of Spain bites the trophy

Rafael Nadal Wins Ninth French Open Title

Rafael Nadal has won his ninth French Open in Roland Garros on Sunday. This is his fifth straight title in nearly a decade-long streak broken only by Roger Federer in 2009. This year, it was World Numberr 2 Novak Djokovic who attempted to depose the king of clay but it was not to be.

Monday, June 09, 2014 by Christine Jane Caparras

Confirmed: Nadal is Clay Court King, Wins 2014 French Open [PHOTOS]

Rafael Nadal proved two things Sunday at the 2014 French Open: he is the clay court king and he is the world's number one player. The Spaniard beat Serbian rival Novak Djokovic in relatively easy four sets, 3-6,7-5, 6-2, 6-4 in the final at Roland Garros.

Monday, June 09, 2014 by James Patrick Quizon

Rafael Nadal of Spain wipes his body with a towel after winning his men's semi-final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 6, 2014.

Best in the World Battle for Roland Garros Title: Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal in the 2014 French Open Final

2014 French Open Live Streaming - The best players in the world meet in the final match of the 2014 French Open—a perfect ending for what was another memorable and highly-charged Grand Slam run at Roland Garros. No. 1 vs. No. 2, Rafael Nadal of Spain vs. Novak Djokovic of Serbia.

Sunday, June 08, 2014 by James Patrick Quizon

Maria Sharapova of Russia kisses the trophy as she poses during the ceremony after defeating Simona Halep of Romania during their women's singles final match to win the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 7, 2014.

Maria Sharapova's Winning Moments at the 2014 French Open [PHOTOS]

Maria Sharapova was crownd the women's singles champion of the 2014 French Open after defeating worthy challenger Simona Halep of Romania in three sets, 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 on Saturday in Paris, France.

Sunday, June 08, 2014 by James Patrick Quizon

Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts during his men's quarter-final match against his compatriot David Ferrer at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 4, 2014.

2014 French Open Semifinals Betting Odds: Djokovic vs. Gulbis, Murray vs. Nadal Preview

French Open Live Streaming - It’s down to four in the men’s singles competition of the 2014 French Open with the world’s top two players, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic and a couple more—a familiar face in Andy Murray and an unheralded contender in Ernests Gulbis—still vying for the Grand Slam title in Paris.

Friday, June 06, 2014 by James Patrick Quizon

2014 French Open Women's Semifinals: Sharapova Defeats Bouchard, Advance to Championship Round [PHOTOS]

Russian Maria Sharapova lost the first set and her serve got broken twice in the second but nonetheless pulled off the stirring three-set win over Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the first semifinal of the women's singles of the 2014 French Open.

Friday, June 06, 2014 by James Patrick Quizon

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada acknowledges spectators after winning her women's singles match against Angelique Kerber of Germany at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 1, 2014.       REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Eugenie Bouchard to Maria Sharapova: ‘We’re Not Friends’; Russian Athlete Says She’s Not Competing to Make Friends Either; Duo Set to Clash at the French Open Semis

Rising Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard is set to clash with Russian superstar Maria Sharapova in the semifinals of the 2014 French Open.

Thursday, June 05, 2014 by Rachelle Corpuz

Rafael Nadal of Spain (top) and his compatriot David Ferrer walk on the court during their men's quarter-final match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 4, 2014.

2014 French Open Quarterfinals: Rafael Nadal Defeats David Ferrer [PHOTOS]

Ferrer-Nadal French Open Results - World number one Rafael Nadal of Spain is now two wins away from notching his ninth French Open title and 14th Grand Slam title after beating compatriot David Ferrer in the quarterfinals of the men's singles competition of the 2014 French Open.

Thursday, June 05, 2014 by James Patrick Quizon

Rafael Nadal of Spain acknowledges spectators after winning his men's singles match against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 2, 2014.

French Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal Results: Nadal on Track for 9th

Rafael Nadal. Enough said. No one can speak about the French Open and not speak of this man. Nadal is has won the event eight times and is now gunning for his ninth title in Roland Garros. He edged one step closer this year by edging over countryman David Ferrer in the quarterfinals.

Thursday, June 05, 2014 by Christine Jane Caparras

French Open Women's Singles Quarterfinal Results: Petkovic and Halep Through [PHOTOS]

The finish line is in sight at the 2014 French Open in Roland Garros. Characteristically, rain delays hampered the proceedings on Wednesday but as soon as the matches started, everything was on fire. The women's singles draw is a complete toss up right from the first week with many of the top seeds falling early.

Thursday, June 05, 2014 by Christine Jane Caparras

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