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Rafael Nadal wins steamy 9th French Open

Rafael Nadal wins steamy 9th French Open
Posted June 8th, 2014 @ 5:31pm by Newser Editors and Wire Services

(NEWSER) – Rafael Nadal won the French Open title for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 today in the final. Nadal improved his record at Roland Garros to 66-1, and stretched his winning streak at the clay-court major to 35 straight. But it didn't look too good at the start for the top-seeded Spaniard. Djokovic won the first set and looked to be in control of nearly every point.

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