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French Open Semi-finals: Novak Djokovic Beats Rafael Nadal To Enter Final

Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2, to enter the final in French Open on Friday. With this win Djokovic dashed Nadal's hopes of winning a record 21st Grand Slam title.

June 12, 2021

Serbia's Novak Djokovic puts his hand on his heart after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal in their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Novak Djokovic won 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates as he defeats Spain's Rafael Nadal during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal waves to the crowd after losing to Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Djokovic won 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, shakes hands with Spain's Rafael Nadal after their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Novak Djokovic won 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, plays Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium at sunset in Paris.

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Spectators watch Serbia's Novak Djokovic against Spain's Rafael Nadal during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning a point as he plays Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Spain's Rafael Nadal during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

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