Nadal defeats Soderling for 5th French Open title

Spain's Rafael Nadal jubilates after defeating Sweden's Robin Soderling during a men's finals match for the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

June 6, 2010 6:04:34 PM PDT
Scurrying along the baseline as only he can, sliding through the red clay he rules, Rafael Nadal stretched to somehow dig the ball out of a corner and fling it back over the net - once, twice, three times - during a 14-stroke exchange that ended when Robin Soderling sailed a shot long.

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