Rome Finals: What Nadal, Djokovic, Sharapova and Stosur Each Need to Do to Win

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Rome Finals: What Nadal, Djokovic, Sharapova and Stosur Each Need to Do to Win
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It's been a scintillating week in the Italian capital—a week that epitomizes all to love about clay-court tennis.

The beautiful dogfights, like the show Djokovic and Murray put on last night. The stunning upsets, like Gasquet scored against Federer in the third round. The spirited comebacks, like the one Daniela Hantuchova faced at the hands of hometown favorite Francesca Schiavone.

Sunday's finals are sure to be just as thrilling.

Can the Djoker surprise Rafa and claim his second consecutive clay court Masters title? Can Stosur take advantage of her favorite surface and claim notch a first ever victory against her Russian opponent?

I break down what each player needs to do to take home the coveted Rome trophy. 

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