French Open: Everytime I Face Novak Djokovic I Play to my Limit, Says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal has lost only once at Roland Garros, and that came on Court Philippe Chatrier in the fourth round of the 2009 tournament. Since then, the top-ranked Spaniard has become the first man to win five straight titles at the clay-court major, and the first to win nine at a single major championship.

updated: June 09, 2014 19:43 IST
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Nadal FrenchOpen 2014

Paris: Djokovic came into the final at Roland Garros with a four-match winning streak against Nadal, including winning the title in Rome last month on clay.


If anyone was primed to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open this year, it was Novak Djokovic. (Match Report | Highlights | Summary)

Didn't happen. (Rafael Nadal, the clay boy who loves to overturn miseries)

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