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Rafael Nadal - 10 Jun 2014
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One man’s despair was another man’s ecstasy as the most inopportune of double faults propelled a world-beating Rafa Nadal into a nine-times French Open champion on Sunday.

Waiting to launch into a second serve on match point down, a yell from the stands, followed by another, left a distracted Novak Djokovic to fire down the most costly of double faults and see his hopes of completing a career grand slam pounded into the red dust.
TENNIS-OPEN/NADAL
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June 09, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain holds each of his nine French Open Tennis tournament tennis championship trophies...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain holds each of his nine French Open Tennis tournament tennis championship trophies...
Rafael Nadal of Spain holds each of his nine French Open Tennis tournament tennis championship trophies in this combination photo taken at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. The images are in chronological order from (L-R, top-bottom) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and June 8, 2014. When Roger Federer won his 17th grand slam title in 2012, it seemed his record haul would last forever as it took more than a century of trying for a super-human male athlete to come along and win that many major trophies. Yet only two years later, a younger, fitter, hungrier rival by the name of Rafa Nadal is now threatening to topple the Swiss from his perch after hoisting his 14th major silverware at Roland Garros on Sunday. REUTERS/Staff/Files
TENNIS-OPEN/
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June 08, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain cries as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain cries as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia...
Rafael Nadal of Spain cries as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match to win the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
TENNIS-OPEN/
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June 08, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their...
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match to win the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
TENNIS-OPEN/
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June 08, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) is congratulated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the trophy ceremony after...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain is congratulated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the trophy ceremony after after...
Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) is congratulated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the trophy ceremony after after winning their men's singles final match at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
TENNIS-OPEN/
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June 08, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) is congratulated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia after winning their men's singles...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain is congratulated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia after winning their men's singles...
Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) is congratulated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia after winning their men's singles final match to win the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
TENNIS-OPEN/
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June 08, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain prepares to serve to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain prepares to serve to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final...
Rafael Nadal of Spain prepares to serve to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
TENNIS-OPEN/
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June 08, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of...
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
TENNIS-OPEN/
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June 08, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain cries as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia...
Paris, France
Rafael Nadal of Spain cries as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia...
Rafael Nadal of Spain cries as he attends the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match to win the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
TENNIS-MEN/ROME
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May 15, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts as he challenges Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during their men's singles match...
Rome, Italy
Nadal of Spain reacts as he challenges Youzhny of Russia during their men's singles match at the Rome...
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts as he challenges Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during their men's singles match at the Rome Masters tennis tournament May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi
TENNIS-MEN/ROME
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May 15, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts as he takes shelter from sand blown by the wind during his men's singles...
Rome, Italy
Nadal of Spain reacts as he takes shelter from sand blown by the wind during his men's singles match...
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts as he takes shelter from sand blown by the wind during his men's singles match against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia at the Rome Masters tennis tournament May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Max Rossi
TENNIS-MEN/MADRID
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May 11, 2014
Winner Rafael Nadal of Spain shows the Ion Tiriac trophy to Spain's Queen Sofia as runner-up Kei Nishikori...
Madrid, Spain
Winner Nadal of Spain shows the Ion Tiriac trophy to Spain's Queen Sofia as runner-up Nishikori of Japan...
Winner Rafael Nadal of Spain shows the Ion Tiriac trophy to Spain's Queen Sofia as runner-up Kei Nishikori of Japan stands nearby after their men's singles final match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament May 11, 2014. Nadal won a second successive Madrid Open title when Nishikori was forced to retire in the third set of Sunday's final with an apparent back injury. REUTERS/Susana Vera
MONACO/
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April 11, 2014
World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal of Spain is seen following a poker match against world number...
Monaco, Monaco
Rafael Nadal is seen following poker match against poker player Vanessa Selbst at Monte Carlo casino...
World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal of Spain is seen following a poker match against world number one female poker player Vanessa Selbst at Monte Carlo casino in Monaco April 11, 2014. Nadal will compete in the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters from April 12 to 20. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
TENNIS-OPEN/
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January 24, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles semi-final...
Melbourne, Australia
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles semi-final...
Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed
TENNIS-OPEN/
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January 18, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain takes off his shirt during his men's singles match against Gael Monfils of France...
Melbourne, Australia
Rafael Nadal of Spain takes off his shirt during his men's singles match against Gael Monfils of France...
Rafael Nadal of Spain takes off his shirt during his men's singles match against Gael Monfils of France at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray
TENNIS-OPEN/
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January 11, 2014
Rafael Nadal of Spain signs autographs for fans during the Kids Tennis Day before the Australian Open...
Melbourne, Australia
Nadal signs autographs for fans during the Kids Tennis Day before the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament...
Rafael Nadal of Spain signs autographs for fans during the Kids Tennis Day before the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 11, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray
TENNIS/
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November 23, 2013
Novak Djokovic (R) of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain play an exhibition tennis match at a court set...
El Calafate, Argentina
Djokovic of Serbia and Nadal of Spain play exhibition tennis match at court set up on deck of ship, as...
Novak Djokovic (R) of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain play an exhibition tennis match at a court set up on the deck of a ship, as the Perito Moreno glacier is seen in the background, near the Patagonian city of El Calafate November 22, 2013. Djokovic and Nadal are in Argentina to attend a farewell event on Sunday for Argentina's David Nalbandian, who is retiring from professional tennis. REUTERS/Sergio Villegas
BRITAIN/
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November 17, 2011
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal and girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello
arrive for the ATP World Tour...
London, United Kingdom
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal and girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello in London
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal and girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello
arrive for the ATP World Tour Gala at Battersea Power Station in London November 17, 2011. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
TENNIS-DAVIS/SPAIN
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September 18, 2011
Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during their Davis Cup World Group semi-final...
Cordoba, Spain
Nadal of Spain serves to Tsonga of France during their Davis Cup World Group semi-final match at Cordoba...
Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during their Davis Cup World Group semi-final match at the Cordoba bullring September 18, 2011. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo
TENNIS
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June 06, 2011
Rafael Nadal of Spain takes a break during a training session at the Queen's Club Championships in west...
London, United Kingdom
Nadal of Spain takes a break during a training session at the Queen's Club Championships in west London...
Rafael Nadal of Spain takes a break during a training session at the Queen's Club Championships in west London June 6, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
TENNIS-MEN/MASTERS
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April 19, 2009
Rafael Nadal of Spain poses with his trophy after winning the final of the Monte Carlo Masters tennis...
Monaco, Monaco
Nadal poses with his trophy after winning the final of the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament in Monaco...
Rafael Nadal of Spain poses with his trophy after winning the final of the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament in Monaco April 19, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
TENNIS-MEN/MASTERS
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July 25, 2008
Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes his head after defeating Igor Andreev of Russia at the Rogers Cup tennis...
Toronto, Canada
Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes his head after defeating Igor Andreev of Russia at the Rogers Cup in Toronto...
Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes his head after defeating Igor Andreev of Russia at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto July 24, 2008. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
TENNIS-DUBAI
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February 28, 2007
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Russia Igor Andreev during their match at the Dubai Open tennis...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Russia Igor Andreev during their match at the Dubai Open tennis...
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Russia Igor Andreev during their match at the Dubai Open tennis tournament February 28, 2007. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
NADAL
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June 11, 2006
Spain's Rafael Nadal is seen during his match against [Switzerland's Roger Federer] in their final of...
Paris, France
Spain's Rafael Nadal is seen during his match against [Switzerland's Roger Federer] in their final o.....
Spain's Rafael Nadal is seen during his match against [Switzerland's Roger Federer] in their final of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris June 11, 2006.
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