Tennis-Another year, same question - Can anyone stop Nadal?


  • Tennis
  • Friday, 28 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP Masters 1000 - Italian Open - Foro Italico, Rome, Italy - May 16, 2021 Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

(Reuters) - Unbelievably, 13-times French Open champion Rafa Nadal is only third seed for this year's Roland Garros fortnight, below Daniil Medvedev who has never won a match on the Parisian clay.

The Spaniard has also been lumped in the same side of the men's draw as his great rivals, world number one Novak Djokovic and the returning Roger Federer.

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