AP PHOTOS: Nadal and Williams reign at French Open Rafael Nadal takes down David Ferrer with a final ferocious forehand. Serena Williams gets redemption from her previous year's loss to Maria Sharapova with a victory over the defending champ. But even before these final wins there were great shots by a range of players. Here's a gallery of images from the French Open.
June 9, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Familiar ending concludes Rafa's journey back By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - It was a familiar routine, a rasping forehand winner, a joyful backwards fall to the dirt in celebration then sinking his milky white into the Musketeers' Cup, but Rafa Nadal's romp to an eighth French Open title felt extra special on Sunday. Not because the level of his tennis in a routine 6-3 6-2 6-3 win over grand slam final debutant, fellow Spaniard and ...
June 9, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Roger Federer in USA Today He no longer plays short balls as he did in the past,Federer said. "You can no longer attack him on his forehand, as I could in the past. He is getting much more aggressive, and it's becoming much more difficult."
Rafael Nadal in International Herald Tribune I am doing a lot of things better than last year,Nadal said. "Slice better. The position on court, in my opinion, I felt like this is better. Playing more aggressive with the forehand all the time, and the backhand is feeling well, too."