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Rafa's clay domination

Pics : Reasons why Rafael Nadal is simply invincible on clay

The world number one Spaniard Rafael Nadal became the first man to win five Roland Garros crowns in succession as the 28- year-old took his record at the tournament to 66 wins against just one defeat. His tally of 14 majors equals the mark of American tennis legend Pete Sampras and puts him just three behind the all-time record of Roger Federer who is almost five years older. Nadal with his latest win is certainly on corse to be the greatest tennis player. He has enviable record on clay and it seems clay is right there in his backyard. Swede Roger Soderling has faded into oblivion but he will remain in history as one player who thwarted Rafael Nadal 's bid to win the French Open in 2009. It is ironically his only defeat in French Open.