Does the French Open need an invincible Rafael Nadal?
He's still the "King of Clay," but Rafael Nadal's crown has slipped a little this year.
May 23rd, 2014
04:16 PM ET

Does the French Open need an invincible Rafael Nadal?

What’s wrong with Rafael Nadal?

It’s an audacious question to ask of someone who’s just made back-to-back finals, and who is, not to mention, the world's top-ranked men's tennis player.

And yet, many people are asking just that.

The reason is simple. Our expectations for Rafa on clay don’t merely begin and end with winning. We expect complete and utter domination. We expect perfection. FULL POST