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Nadal against whom in the final?

Updated: May 21, 2009, 9:39 AM ET
ESPN.com

Is anyone really willing to bet on Rafael Nadal to lose at the French Open? Will it take anything short of a broken leg and divine intervention to knock the regal Spaniard off his throne?

Nadal's unbridled intensity is enough to mentally defeat opponents before the first ball is struck. So the only question is: Who will be his victim in the final? Roger Federer vanquished him in Madrid, but extenuating circumstances -- notably Nadal's four-hour marathon the day before -- played ...

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