Nadal and Djokovic see off spirited challenges to reach French Open final

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Nadal and Djokovic see off spirited challenges to reach French Open final

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If Rafa Nadal were to win the French Open for the 13th time in 15 years on Sunday by defeating Novak Djokovic in his 100th win at Roland Garros, the Coupe des Mousquetaires surely should be awarded to the Spaniard in perpetuity.It is not a notion Nadal would embrace, but beating the world No 1 in the autumn of their rivalry to equal Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20 majors – three ahead of Djokovic – would test even Nadal’s entrenched humility. Related: French Open semi-finals: Djokovic v Tsitsipas, Nadal crushes Schwartzman – live! Related: Iga Swiatek and Sofia Kenin are polar opposites offering a glimpse of future Continue reading...
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