Rafael Nadal bruised his face with the French Open trophy (VIDEO)

Chris Chase
June 11, 2012

For a guy who has held the Coupe des Mousquetaires more than anyone in history, Rafael Nadal wasn't as spatially aware of the French Open trophy's dimensions or as cognizant of its heft as you'd imagine.

While receiving the trophy after his delayed four-set victory over Novak Djokovic, Nadal held it over his head in triumph and then quickly brought it down too close to his face, banging his cheek in the process.

It was the closest he came to getting broken on Monday.

John McEnroe asked him whether it hurt.

"No, I'm too happy," Nadal said.