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Spain’s Rafael Nadal Takes French Open Tennis Title

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Spain’s Rafael Nadal has won a record-tying sixth French Open tennis title, beating Switzerland’s Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 6-1. It was the fourth French open final between the two highly ranked players, and Nadal has won all four. Nadal is 17-8 all-time in matches against Federer. The Spaniard, who is the world’s number […]

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China’s Li Na Takes French Open Tennis Title

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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At the French Open tennis tournament in Paris on Saturday, Li Na became the first Chinese player — and the first player from any Asian country — to win a Grand Slam singles title. Li defeated last year’s women’s French Open winner, Italy’s Francesca Schiavone, 6-4, 7-6. Both players are age 29, which is considered […]

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Federer Halts Djokovic Streak at French Open

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Former world number one tennis player Roger Federer of Switzerland has stopped the 2011 unbeaten run of Serbia’s Novak Djokovic with a thrilling semifinal win at the French Open in Paris. Federer won Friday’s match in four tightly played sets featuring two tiebreakers, 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6. The defeat left Djokovic one win short of […]

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