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Jordan Thompson comes to terms with futile task of winning in ‘Rafa's kingdom' | Courtney Walsh

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

‘What can I do?' asks the Australian after a straight-sets defeat to 13-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal Jordan Thompson will always be part of a world record in men's tennis, barring the emergence of a force of nature even more formidable than the legendary “Big Three”. The problem for the Australian is that by becoming Rafael Nadal's 106th victim at Roland Garros on Monday, he is now the answer to a tennis trivia question. Who was the hapless opponent skewered on a court Thompson branded “Rafa's kingdom” on the day the Spaniard passed the 105 matches Roger Federer has won at...
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French Open 2022: Novak Djokovic opens title defense with straight-sets win

French Open 2022: Novak Djokovic opens title defense with straight-sets win

1 month ago   |   By UPI

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic began his title defense at the 2022 French Open with a straight-sets win over Yoshihito Nishioka on Monday.
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