“Rafa was first triumphant at this event in 2005, when he wore sleeveless shirts and pirate pants and didn’t convince the competition of his melodies so much as he made it accept them. We’re so far from the beginning, and somehow, it doesn’t feel like we’re approaching the end.” After Rafa slides to his 11th straight win, The Ringer considers The Incomparable Greatness of Rafael Nadal at the French Open.