10 Burning Questions for 2018: Will Rafa’s reign on clay continue?

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Rafael Nadal, the 10-time French Open champion, was as good as ever as he turned 31. (AP)

The new tennis season is just six days away, and we're counting down to first serve with 10 burning questions.

Fifth: Rafael Nadal looked as good as ever on his favorite surface last year, winning Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid and—for a 10th time—Roland Garros. But as he turns 32, and with increased competition from his longtime rivals and new threats, will Rafa's reign on clay continue?

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