- The Persistents, Part II – by Steve Tignor (tennis.com)
- Nadal Beats Djokovic For Sixth Rome Crown – from the ATP
- Nadal Beats Djokovic to Regain Rome Title – Reuters via the NYTimes (thanks Isabelle)
- King of Clay strikes again, more lessons learned at Italian Open – by Courtney Nguyen (si.com)
- Report Card: Grading the Italian Open – by Courtney Nguyen (si.com)
- Nadal on track – by Benjamin Waldbaum (rolandgarros.com)
- Psychic Wreckage – from thenextpoint.com
- Rome Masters – Nadal regains Rome Masters title – via Eurosport
- That Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic match was tighter than it looked – by Chris Chase. I think he means that it came down to some small things – Rafa would agree.
- Top 5 Nole vs. Rafa: No. 5, 2010 U.S. Open Final – by Richard Pagliaro (tennis.com)
- Could Sergi Bruguera At His Best Have Beaten Rafael Nadal? – via atpchampionstour.com
- Some Rafa photos in this flickr set by pizza911.
Rafa does social media:
- Rafa let us know that he was back home and snuggling with his trophy.
Tweets about Rafa:
Nadal has responded to those string of losses to Djokovic. Lifted his game. True champ. Well done Rafa. Bring on @rolandgarros
— Darren Cahill (@darren_cahill) May 21, 2012