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Wimbledon: Nadal needs to prove himself, Serena is clear favourite
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Wimbledon: Nadal needs to prove himself, Serena is clear favourite

The next time we see them competing, at Wimbledon in two weeks, Nadal will be merely a serious contender, while Williams will be the unquestioned favourite.

Strange day in office leaves beaten Ferrer laughing at Nadal
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Strange day in office leaves beaten Ferrer laughing at Nadal

On court, though, it was no laughing matter for Ferrer who never looked like upsetting the rampaging Nadal.

I could be number one again: Rafael Nadal
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I could be number one again: Rafael Nadal

Nadal said he could be number one again if he continues at this level and stays healthy.

Nadal's eight French Open title leaves Twitter world in a daze
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Nadal's eight French Open title leaves Twitter world in a daze

Here are a few reactions from some big names on Twitter.

Serena is undoubtedly great. But is she the greatest?
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Serena is undoubtedly great. But is she the greatest?

Would Chris Evert or Martina Navratilova, with her all-around mastery of tennis, have fared significantly better than Sharapova?

All you need to know about Rafael Nadal
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All you need to know about Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal won an unprecedented 8th French Open title. A quick look at some of his important achievements.

Why Nadal's romp to 8th French Open title felt extra special
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Why Nadal's romp to 8th French Open title felt extra special

Rafa Nadal's romp to an eighth French Open title felt extra special on Sunday.

French Open 2013: Nadal sets a new mark of greatness
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French Open 2013: Nadal sets a new mark of greatness

Rafa Nadal made light work of fellow Spaniard David Ferrer to win the French Open final 6-3 6-2 6-3 on Sunday and become the first man to win eight singles titles at the same tournament.

Rafael Nadal demolishes Ferrer to win eighth French Open title
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Rafael Nadal demolishes Ferrer to win eighth French Open title

Third seed Nadal, with a jaw-dropping 59-1 record at Roland Garros, collapsed on to the red clay after ending the contest on his first match point.

Makarova, Vesnina win women's doubles French Open title
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Makarova, Vesnina win women's doubles French Open title

The fourth-seed Russian pair, beaten by Errani and Vinci in the Australian Open semi-finals this year, clinched four games in succession in the second set, wrapping it up with a Vesnina overhead.

French Open final: Must 'play perfect' to beat Ferrer, says wary Nadal
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French Open final: Must 'play perfect' to beat Ferrer, says wary Nadal

Nadal has too much respect for Ferrer - a player who shares his work ethic - to relax as he aims to become the first man to win the same grand slam tournament eight times.

French Open champ Serena thinks her peak is yet to come
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French Open champ Serena thinks her peak is yet to come

"I always said that I felt like I have never played my best tennis. I have said that for years, that I feel like I can always do better and play better," Williams said.

Serena beats Sharapova, wins second French Open title after 11 years
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Serena beats Sharapova, wins second French Open title after 11 years

Williams used terrific defense and her usual powerful hitting in Saturday's final, closing with a crescendo of aces — three in the last game — for a 6-4, 6-4 victory over defending champion Maria Sharapova.

Rafa vs Novak might be even better than Rafa vs Roger
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Rafa vs Novak might be even better than Rafa vs Roger

f you've never set aside five or so hours to watch Nadal slug it out with Novak Djokovic at one of tennis' four major tournaments then you haven't fully lived.

French Open: Sharapova aims to end losing streak against Williams
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French Open: Sharapova aims to end losing streak against Williams

Williams has won 13 of her 15 matches against Sharapova and has won their last 12 matches on all surfaces.

French Open: Ferrer speeds past Tsonga to set up all Spanish final
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French Open: Ferrer speeds past Tsonga to set up all Spanish final

Fourth seed Ferrer, yet to drop a set at Roland Garros this year, was barely challenged by sixth seed Tsonga who had crushed 17-times grand slam champion Roger Federer with an inspired performance in the quarter-finals.

Nadal survives Djokovic in French Open epic
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Nadal survives Djokovic in French Open epic

Nadal improved to 58-1 at Roland Garros, including five wins over Djokovic. The French Open remains the only major title Djokovic has yet to win.

The final before the final: Nadal vs Djokovic
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The final before the final: Nadal vs Djokovic

Such has been the anticipation of this match that the French Tennis Federation actually considered bumping Nadal’s seeding in order to avoid this clash.

11 years later, I'm still here, says Serena after storming into French Open final
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11 years later, I'm still here, says Serena after storming into French Open final

Williams absolutely overwhelmed last year's runner-up, fifth-seeded Sara Errani of Italy, 6-0, 6-1 in a mere 46 minutes on Thursday to reach the final for the first time since winning her lone French Open championship in 2002.

It's Nadal vs Djokovic, Sharapova vs Azarenka at French Open semis
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It's Nadal vs Djokovic, Sharapova vs Azarenka at French Open semis

As expected Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up a siesmic semi-final clash after comfortable wins against Stanislas Wawrinka and German veteran Tommy Haas respectively.