It's a name that every tennis fan has come to know and respect over the years. Right alongside another tennis great, Roger Federer.
But the real question is whether he can wrap up another US Open title against the winner of the Roger Federer/Novak Djokovic semifinal. If he does, can we honestly say that Rafael Nadal is the greatest tennis player in history?
While there will be people on both sides of the argument who will, and should, throw out names like Arthur Ashe, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, and Roger Federer, there will be those that believe Nadal is the best that has ever been.
Here are 10 ways, five on both sides of the aisle, to get that argument started.