The 27-year-old Spanish tennis star, who is currently ranked number 4, beat the number 1 Novak, whose girlfriend Jelena Ristic supported him from the crown, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 9-7.
The French Open is the only major title Novak has yet to win.
Rafael will play the winner of the David Ferrer vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga match this coming Sunday.
Also pictured inside: Rafael and his girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello out in Paris the day before.
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