The era of 2000-2010 in the French Open tennis tournament has been much about Rafael Nadal, giving him a tag of Rafa-The Clay King. Along with him, some of the best male tennis players made their way as winners and runner-ups of the French Open during this time.
The list of male tennis players who were the winners and runner-ups of the French Open tennis championships from 2010-2000 is as follows:
Year 2010-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
Rafael Nadal won the 2010 French Open title after defeating Robin Soderling.
Year 2009-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
Roger Federer won his 15th Grand Slam by winning the French Open title 2009 after defeating Robin Soderling again.
Year 2008-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
The great rivals Federer and Nadal played against each other where Nadal won the title of 2008 French Open.
Year 2007-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
The rivalry continued for Federer and Nadal and Nadal being the clay King owned another French Open title.
Year 2006-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
The rivalry started from here between Nadal and Federer and continued for several years till now. Nadal won the year 2006 French Open after defeating Roger Federer.
Year 2005-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
Rafael Nadal defeated Mariano Puerta in 2005 French Open final to win the title.
Year 2004-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
Gaston Gaudio defeated Guillermo Coria to win the 2004 French Open.
Year 2003-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
Juan Carlos Ferrero defeated Martin Verkerk to win the 2003 French Open title.
Year 2002-French Open Tennis winner and runner up
Albert Costa defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero to claim the French Open 2002 title.
Year 2001-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
Gustavo Kuerten again defeated Alex Corretja in the finals of French Open 2001.
Year 2000-French Open Tennis winner and runner-up
Gustavo Kuerten defeated Magnus Norman.
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