No athlete has been as dominant as Rafael Nadal at the French Open, where he has won 14 Championships. Now, the very racket which Nadal won the 2007 French Open Final championship point with is up for auction. The racket was originally part of Ken Rosewall's personal collection and was in the Australian Tennis Museum, and comes with forensic certification from Resolution Photomatching. Also up for bid are pro stock rackets from Nishikori, Zverev, and other gear from Federer, Djokovic, and more. Read more and preview the auction by Prestige Memorabilia here.
Nadal defeated many great players at the 2007 French Open. At 21-years old, he defeated Juan Martin Del Potro, Lleyton Hewitt, Carlos Moya, Novak Djokovic, and Roger Federer. After a four-set final, Nadal fell to the ground in celebration, releasing the mentioned racket onto the clay.
Rafael Nadal, ESP
Turned Professional: 2001
Grand Slams: 22