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With Federer out of the mix, who will challenge Nadal at the French Open?

In a paradox of sorts, none of the favourites, barring Nadal, has exhibited any kind of prolonged Grand Slam solidity in the past

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Roger Federer  |  Andy Murray  |  Novak Djokovic

Dhruv Munjal  |  New Delhi 



French Open

Eleven. That is what wants: 11 French Open titles. To put the preposterous nature of this chase into context, Rod Laver — often hailed as the greatest player ever before made us suspect otherwise — won a total of 11 Grand Slams. Ditto for Björn Borg. Other “truly great” players, such as Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl and Andre Agassi, only managed a haul of eight each. John McEnroe, another special talent, has seven.

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First Published: Fri, May 25 2018. 21:48 IST

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