French Open 2013: Power Ranking Rafael Nadal's 8 Titles at Roland Garros

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French Open 2013: Power Ranking Rafael Nadal's 8 Titles at Roland Garros
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On Sunday, Rafael Nadal won his eighth French Open title in nine years with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 straight-set victory over fellow Spaniard, David Ferrer.


At some point, it starts to get a little ridiculous. Nadal has played 60 matches at Roland Garros. He has lost only one of them.

Robin Soderling left the lone blemish on Nadal's perfect French Open record with a 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) triumph in the fourth round at the 2009 French Open (and even so, Nadal may have been hurt; check out this fantastic look back at the match).

Aside from that one hiccup, Nadal's French Open dominance is unparalleled. Winner in 2005, '06, '07, '08, '10, '11, '12 and '13, his eight championships at one Grand Slam are the most of any player in the Open era (Pete Sampras and Roger Federer both have seven Wimbledon wins).

There may be no clear winner in the best-player-of-all-time-debate, but Nadal has a firm grasp on the greatest to play at Roland Garros.

When someone becomes so dominant, the only thing to do is nitpick their brilliance. Fresh off winning his eighth Coupe des Mousquetaires, there is no better time than now to look back at all of Nadal's crowns and rank each one's significance. 

From 2005 to 2013, see which of Nadal's wins were most impressive at Roland Garros.  

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