The waterlogged clay court on Sunday was providing something of an advantage it seemed to Novak Djokovic, who seemed to get better as the games went along and the court got muddier in the French Open final against Rafael Nedal. Unfortunately, the match had to be called on account of too much rain and was postponed to Monday. Nadal held a slight 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-2 lead before the Monday restart.
While both Nadal and Djokovic were looking for a bit of history, it was the Spaniard Nadal who would continue his dominance over the Open and take the victory with a 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 final. The win gave him his seventh title, which put him past Bjorn Borg for the most French Open victories of all time.
Djokovic was foiled in his attempt to get his fourth straight major title and become the first player to get four straight in 43 years.