PARIS - Rafael Nadal won the French Open for the fifth time in six years Sunday with a crushing defeat of Robin Soderling 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 to re-establish himself as the best on the clay.
PARIS - Rafael Nadal has reclaimed his crown as the King of Clay.
PARIS - Rafael Nadal clinched his fifth French Open title by beating Robin Soderling of Sweden 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in the final in Paris Sunday.
PARIS - Robin Soderling had been toiling in the hot sun for 3 hours when he sprinted after a shot in the final game, stretched and whipped a forehand winner while still on the run.
PARIS - Samantha Stosur outlasted frustrated top seed Serena Williams 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 8-6 Wednesday to reach her second straight French Open semi-final.