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Rafael Nadal suffers French Open semi-final defeat to Novak Djokovic

8 days ago   |   By The Independent

The story of the 13th day of action at Roland Garros.
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‘Merci, Macron': French Open crowd delight after curfew is scrapped for Djokovic-Nadal epic

‘Merci, Macron': French Open crowd delight after curfew is scrapped for Djokovic-Nadal epic

8 days ago   |   By Metro

Djokovic was delighted the fans were allowed to stay until the end
While Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were playing one of the most remarkable matches in French Open history, a fascinating sideshow was unfolding.
Djokovic defeated Nadal in a four-set thriller, ending Nadal's run of 26 wins in the semi-finals and beyond on the clay courts of Paris, to book his spot in the final against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
It was a match full of twists and turns, particularly in a thrilling 92-minute third set.
The atmosphere was buzzing but it looked as if the match would end in front of an empty...
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Novak Djokovic dethrones Rafael Nadal to reach French Open final

8 days ago   |   By The Independent

Nadal suffered just his third loss at the French Open, with Djokovic setting up a final against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
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Novak Djokovic reaches French Open final with epic win over Rafael Nadal

8 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Serb recovers after losing first five games of match Greek 22-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas awaits in final For the second time in eight months, Rafael Nadal welcomed his greatest rival into his Parisian lair, but unlike last year's French Open final when Nadal laid waste to Novak Djokovic in three brutal sets, the world No 1 had no intention of allowing history to repeat itself. Related: Tsitsipas beats Zverev to reach French Open final - as it happened
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Novak Djokovic sends message to ‘incredible' Rafael Nadal after French Open upset

Novak Djokovic sends message to ‘incredible' Rafael Nadal after French Open upset

8 days ago   |   By Metro

Djokovic hailed Nadal after their French Open battle
Novak Djokovic hailed Rafael Nadal 's ‘dominant' French Open record after he upset the ‘King of Clay' for a second time on his favourite court.
Djokovic, the world No. 1 from Serbia, became the first man to defeat Nadal twice at Roland Garros with Robin Soderling the only other player to have beaten the Spaniard on the clay courts of Paris.
The performance of both on Philippe Chatrier was of the highest calibre on Friday night, with Djokovic recovering from a set down to win 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 in more than four hours.
It was the...
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Novak Djokovic delivers Rafael Nadal verdict after thrilling French Open victory

Novak Djokovic delivers Rafael Nadal verdict after thrilling French Open victory

8 days ago   |   By Daily Express

Novak Djokovic defeated rival Rafael Nadal to earn a place in his sixth French Open final
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French Open 2021 men's final, Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas: What date is it and where to watch on TV

French Open 2021 men's final, Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas: What date is it and where to watch on TV

8 days ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Rafael Nadal reacts after unbeaten French Open streak is snapped by Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal reacts after unbeaten French Open streak is snapped by Novak Djokovic

8 days ago   |   By Metro

Nadal was beaten
Rafael Nadal admitted Novak Djokovic adapted to the conditions better in a dramatic French Open semi-final - one that will live long in the memory.
Nadal, the world No. 3 from Spain, had never been beaten in the semi-finals or beyond at Roland Garros but felt the full force of Djokovic's might on Friday night in a four-hour epic on Philippe Chatrier.
Djokovic fell 5-0 down at the start of the match but bounced back to become the first man to defeat Nadal from a set down on the clay courts of Paris as he inflicted just the third defeat of Nadal's career at Roland...
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Djokovic beats Nadal in one of the all-time great matches at French Open to set up Tsitsipas final

Djokovic beats Nadal in one of the all-time great matches at French Open to set up Tsitsipas final

8 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

A match billed as the real French Open final on Friday night turned into a match that might define an era, as Novak Djokovic brilliantly deposed the king of Roland Garros.
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Novak Djokovic inflicts rare French Open defeat on Rafael Nadal to reach final in epic

8 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in a thrilling French Open semi-final to halt the Spaniard's bid for a 14th title at Roland Garros.
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Novak Djokovic downs Rafael Nadal in epic to book place in French Open final

8 days ago   |   By The Independent

The Serbian will now meet Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas for a chance to claim his second crown at Roland Garros
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Novak Djokovic beats reigning champion Rafael Nadal in stunning French Open semi-final

Novak Djokovic beats reigning champion Rafael Nadal in stunning French Open semi-final

8 days ago   |   By Daily Express

Novak Djokovic sensationally defeated dominant French Open champion Rafael Nadal.
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Novak Djokovic snaps remarkable Rafael Nadal unbeaten record to book French Open final spot vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

Novak Djokovic snaps remarkable Rafael Nadal unbeaten record to book French Open final spot vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

8 days ago   |   By Metro

Djokovic stunned the King of Clay
Novak Djokovic ended Rafael Nadal 's unbeaten record in matches beyond the semi-finals at the French Open as he inflicted just the third defeat of the Spaniard's career at Roland Garros.
Djokovic, the world No. 1 from Serbia, avenged a one-sided French Open final defeat at this postponed event last October to halt Nadal's 26-match unbeaten run in semi-finals and finals on the clay courts of Paris with a 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-2.
This will go down as one of the most impressive wins of Djokovic's stellar career and he will have an opportunity to move within...
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