Nadal venturing into new waters

Barely into adulthood, Rafael Nadal has been pigeonholed as the best clay-court player in the world. Now he's two wins away from a third consecutive French Open crown.

Updated: June 6, 2007, 9:25 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN,com

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal is a Web-page-hits leader no matter what he does, but there's a particularly charming video of him currently circulating on the Internet, pulled from a French Open pre- and post-broadcast show. In it, a loose-limbed Nadal dances and belts out "La Bamba,'' grinning and goofing like the unselfconscious ham he is.

Yo no soy marinaro, soy capitan, soy capitan, soy capitan, Nadal sings.

Translation: "I'm not a sailor, I'm a captain." No one who has ventured ...

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