Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet in the final round of the 2012 French Open, as Nadal seeks a record-breaking seventh title and Djokovic looks to become hold all four majors at the same time, a feat unaccomplished since Rod Laver in 1969. Nadal beat David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, and 6-1 in a dominant performance. Djokovic had a similarly decisive win over Roger Federer, winning 6-4, 78-5, and 6-3.
Nadal seemed unstoppable, even playing a stroke while seated on the ground after scrambling for a ball. Despite that, he isn't letting the performance give him a sense of security heading into the final. Via French Open:
"I did almost everything right," said Nadal. "But I don’t believe in perfection. It does not exist. You can always play better. I am not thinking I am in the final without losing a set; I am just thinking I am in the final. Experience has taught me you can lose when you are playing fantastic; you can win when you are not playing that well. Last year I had the impression I didn’t really play that well, whereas this year I am playing really well."
Djokovic made it to the final by capitalizing on an uneven performance by Roger Federer, who had 46 unforced errors in the matchup. Djokovic has looked more consistent as the tournament has progressed, and looks to continue that momentum in pursuit of his historic fourth major win.
The 2012 French Open Men's Singles final takes place on Sunday. The complete tournament scoreboard can be found here.