The Swede was the first man ever to defeat Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros.
2006: First Nadal-Federer final at Roland Garros
The two players faced each other for the first time in a RG final.
- FFT2009: Söderling topples King Nadal
- Christophe Saidi / FFT2013: Nadal beats Ferrer to the title
Rafa showed his countryman no mercy and claimed his eighth title at the Porte d’Auteuil.
- Corinne Dubreuil / FFT2010: Nadal wreaks revenge on Söderling
In the final, Rafa took back his crown by beating the man who had knocked him out the previous year.