Nadal Tops Federer, Wins 4th French Open

Spaniard easily overcomes world's No. 1
By Kate Rockwood,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 8, 2008 10:58 AM CDT
Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to the public after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer in their men's final match of the French Open tennis tournament, Sunday, June 8, 2008 at the Roland Garros stadium...   (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
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(Newser) – Rafael Nadal won his fourth consecutive French Open title today, easily beating the world’s No. 1 player, Roger Federer. Nadal swept six early games in the match and won 6-1, 6-3, 6-0. Federer hoped to win the Open and become the sixth man to win all four major titles. Instead, the usually stoic player was literally kicking and screaming during the match, the Telegraph reports.