Rafael Nadal celebrates French Open title

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At the French Open, It's Rafael Nadal and then everybody else.

That was the case again on Sunday, when Nadal beat No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 to win his ninth French Open, making it 14 Grand Slams for Nadal, tying him with Pete Sampras for second all-time. - Shane Bacon, Busted Racquet

Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Rafael Nadal of Spain (L) shakes hands with Novak Djokovic of Serbia 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/Vincent Kessler
Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes hands with Novak Djokovic of Serbia after winning their men's singles final match at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris
Rafael Nadal of Spain (L) shakes hands with Novak Djokovic of Serbia 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/Vincent Kessler
Spain's Rafael Nadal lifts up his cup after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal lifts up his cup after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4
Spain's Rafael Nadal lifts up his cup after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, holds the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won in four sets 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, holds the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won in four sets 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4
Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, holds the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won in four sets 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won in four sets 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won in four sets 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4
Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won in four sets 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Spain's Rafael Nadal volleys the ball to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Spain's Rafael Nadal volleys the ball to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Spain's Rafael Nadal volleys the ball to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the French Open Tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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/Stephane Mahe (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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/Stephane Mahe (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Rafael Nadal, rear, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Rafael Nadal, rear, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Rafael Nadal, rear, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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/Stephane Mahe (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball 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/Stephane Mahe (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Rafael Nadal at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Rafael Nadal at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Rafael Nadal at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts as he plays Spain's Rafael Nadal during the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts as he plays Spain's Rafael Nadal during the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts as he plays Spain's Rafael Nadal during the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic, right, and Spain's Rafael Nadal pose before the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic, right, and Spain's Rafael Nadal pose before the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Serbia's Novak Djokovic, right, and Spain's Rafael Nadal pose before the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

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