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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, center, makes a heart sign along with Erasmus European program students during Europe Day ceremony and the Future of Europe conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France.

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PSG's Neymar celebrates his goal against Rennes during a French League One Soccer match between Rennes and PSG at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, France.

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Police officers console each other during a ceremony to commemorate a slain colleague at a police station in Avignon, southern France. Police officers and civilians gathered to commemorate the death of a police officer who was killed Wednesday at a known drug-dealing site in the southern France city of Avignon.

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A view of various French fishing vessels at sea off the port of St Helier in Jersey. French fishermen angry over loss of access to waters off their coast have gathered their boats in protest off the English Channel island of Jersey. The head of a grouping of Normandy fishermen said about 50 boats from French ports joined the protest Thursday morning and gathered their fleet off the Jersey port of St. Helier.

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Fishing vessels at sea off the coast of Jersey. French fishermen angry over loss of access to waters off their coast have gathered their boats in protest off the English Channel island of Jersey. The head of a grouping of Normandy fishermen said about 50 boats from French ports joined the protest Thursday morning and gathered their fleet off the Jersey port of St. Helier.

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Workers demonstrate with placards reading "Peril" on May Day in Marseille, southern France.

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A woman holds a poster reading "ruined" as workers demonstrate on May Day in Marseille, southern France.

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Deputy minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, left, walks past medical supplies and relied materials to be sent to India at Roissy airport, north of Paris. France sends oxygen respiratory equipment and generators to India to help the country deal with the serious COVID-19 crisis.

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Medical supplies and relied materials are loaded into a cargo plane to India at Roissy airport, north of Paris. France sends oxygen respiratory equipment and generators to India to help the country deal with the serious COVID-19 crisis.

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Players fight for a header during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Marquinhos, right, celebrates with PSG's Neymar after scoring his sides first goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Marquinhos, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides first goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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Manchester City's Kyle Walker, left, tries to catch up to PSG's Kylian Mbappe during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Neymar holds his arm during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Presnel Kimpembe, right, challenges Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Idrissa Gueye leaves the pitch after getting a red card during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's goalkeeper Keylor Navas fails to make a save during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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Florian Zeller smiles as he holds his Oscars statuette after winning the Best Adapted Screenplay for the 'The Father' at a screening of the Oscars in Paris, France.

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PSG's Neymar, left, and Bayern's Lucas Hernandez challenge for the ball during the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Presnel Kimpembe, left, and Bayern's Jerome Boateng at the end of the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Presnel Kimpembe, left, and Bayern's Thomas Mueller, right, react as PSG's goalkeeper Keylor Navas catches the ball during the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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Bayern's Joshua Kimmich, left, and PSG's Angel Di Maria challenge for the ball during the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's Neymar, centre, reacts during the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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PSG's head coach Mauricio Pochettino greets PSG's Angel Di Maria at the end of the Champions League, second leg, quarterfinal soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bayern Munich at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, France.

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The British flag flies half mast a the British embassy in Paris. Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died, it was announced on Friday, April 9, 2021. He was 99.

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People enjoy the beach in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France. The hot weather is expected to last for several days across the country.

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Polish commuters stand in a line and wait for a coronavirus test at the Stadtbruecke border crossing between Germany and Poland in Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany. Poland is being classified as a 'high risk' COVID-19 area by German authorities and people anyone crossing into Germany from Poland must provide a negative coronavirus test.

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Paris Saint Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after he scored a goal against Lyon during the French League One soccer match between Lyon and PSG in Decines, near Lyon, central France

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his team second goal during the French Cup soccer match between PSG and Lille at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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PSG's Mauro Icardi, left, celebrates with PSG's Kean after scoring the opening goal during the French Cup soccer match between PSG and Lille at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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Protesters shout as an other one holds a flare during a demonstration in Paris. Critics protest against a proposed security law they perceive as hardening police tactics and stymieing press freedoms. The government said the measure is needed to better protect police officers from online calls from violence, amid other measures.

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French President Emmanuel Macron stands next to a HK 416 and a FAMMAS assault rifle as he visits the barracks of 14th regiment of the French Foreign Legion in Saint-Gauderic, southwestern France. The Foreign Legion was created 190 years ago on 10 March 1831, by French King Louis Philippe, to defend French interests in Algeria.

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PSG's players celebrate end of the Champions League, round of 16, second leg soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.

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A forest worker climbs an oak in the Forest of Berce in the Loire region. In a former royal forest in France, four 200-year-old oaks are being felled for wood to reconstruct Notre Dame cathedral's fallen spire.

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Women are reflected in the mirrored ceiling of the Vieux Port Pavillion as they perform a feminist hymn during a demonstration to mark International Women's Day in Marseille, southern France.

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A view of the empty coastline in Nice, southern France. Nice and the surrounding coastal area will be under weekend lockdowns for at least two weeks, in addition to a national 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew, imposed to curb soaring COVID-19 infections.

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French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he speaks during a media conference after an EU Summit, via videoconference link, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. European Union leaders gathered Thursday, via videoconference link, to try to inject new energy into the 27-nation bloc's lagging coronavirus vaccination effort as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt.

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Snow covers the Trocadero gardens with the Eiffel Tower in the background, in Paris. The Eiffel Tower is using a blowtorch to melt ice collecting on its surfaces, and snow is blocking roads, trains and school buses across northern France.

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PSG's Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring the opening goal of his team during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Nimes at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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PSG's Alessandro Florenzi, right, and Lorient's Jerome Hergault, challenge for the ball during the French League One soccer match between FC Lorient and Paris Saint-Germain at the Moustoir stadium in Lorient, western France.

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Model Lila Grace Moss wears a creation for Fendi's Spring-Summer 2021 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris.

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Model Kate Moss, left, and her daughter Lila Grace Moss wear creations for Fendi's Spring-Summer 2021 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris.

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Model Bella Hadid wears a creation for Fendi's Spring-Summer 2021 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris.

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A new strike of a silver coin made in commemoration for the 20th anniversary of the euro currency is seen through a magnifying glass during an event at the National Mint in Paris. The first euro coins were minted at France's National Mint in 1998. The currency started trading in 1999, and went into circulation in 2002.

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A dusting of snow on the ground with the Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris.

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PSG players celebrate with the trophy after the Champions Trophy soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Marseille at the Bollaert stadium in Lens, northern France. PSG won 2:1.

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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks next to French Junior Minister of Foreign Trade Franck Riester, right, during the One Planet Summit, at The Elysee Palace, in Paris. Global leaders seek to put efforts to protect the planet on top of this year's international agenda as environment talks focusing on biodiversity are set to take place on Monday.

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A flight information board is pictured at Paris' Charles de Gaulle international airport in Roissy. France is banning all travel from the U.K. for 48 hours in an attempt to make sure that a new strain of the coronavirus in Britain doesn't reach its shores.

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Lorries are parked on the M20 near Folkestone, Kent, England as part of Operation Stack after the Port of Dover was closed and access to the Eurotunnel terminal suspended following the French government's announcement. France banned all travel from the UK for 48 hours from midnight Sunday, including trucks carrying freight through the tunnel under the English Channel or from the port of Dover on England's south coast.

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe reacts after missing a goal during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Lorient at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France.

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French police officers stop a person for a control on the Trocadero, near the Eiffel Tower, as they enforce a curfew, in Paris, France. France on Tuesday is lifting a lockdown imposed on Oct. 30, but starts a new curfew 20h00, local time, as infections are still high.

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Demonstrators gather behind a banner reading "Total Withdrawal Global Security", during a protest in Bayonne, southwestern France. Paris police took dozens of people into custody at what quickly became a tense and sometimes ill-tempered protest against a proposed security law. Critics fear the law could erode press freedom and make it more difficult to expose police brutality.

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French police officers gather on the Trocadero square in front of the Eiffel Tower to protest against their working conditions in Paris. Demonstrators in France have protested a proposed bill that could make it more difficult for witnesses to film police officers. Critics fear that the law could impinge on press freedom and make it more difficult to expose police brutality.

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe shoots to score from the penalty spot during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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PSG's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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Players of Paris Saint Germain leave the pitch, during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Basaksehir's assistant coach Pierre Webo was shown a straight red card in the 16th minute before the players refused to continue the match amid allegations of racism by one of the match officials.

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Protesters sit in front of burning cars during a demonstration, in Paris. Police misconduct has received additional attention as a cause in France after footage emerged last month of French police officers beating up a Black man, triggering a nationwide outcry.

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Riot police officers gather on the Place de la Republique after a demonstration in Paris. Thousands marched in protests around France on Saturday against a contested security bill with tensions quickly rising at the Paris march as intruders set fire to several cars, broke windows and tossed projectiles at police.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, left, speaks with researchers of the IMAGINE Institute at the Necker Hospital before giving a speech on health research in Paris.

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PSG's Neymar, center, challenges for the ball with Josh Maja of Bordeaux, left, and Youssouf Sabaly of Bordeaux, during their League One soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Bordeaux, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.

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Rennes' Jeremy Doku, right, jumps over the ball as Chelsea's Kurt Zouma defends during the Champions League, group E soccer match between Rennes and Chelsea at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, France. Chelsea won 2-1.

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Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, third right, celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the Champions League, group E soccer match between Rennes and Chelsea at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, France. Chelsea won 2-1.

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The owners of shops, bars and restaurants hold flares during a demonstration against the closure of their establishments in Lyon, central France. France has surpassed 2 million confirmed cases of coronavirus, the fourth-highest total in the world.

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The empty Champs Elysees avenue is seen during the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the end of World War I, in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron is commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the armistice ending World War I and honoring all those who have died for France in two elaborate, solemn ceremonies Wednesday.

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The League leader Matteo Salvini holds a placard reading in Italian "Stop Islamic terror" as others read "We are all French" during a demonstration of solidarity in front of the French embassy in Rome after an attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church in Nice, France.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, center, meets soldiers after a knife attack at Notre Dame church in Nice, southern France. An attacker armed with a knife killed at least three people at a church in the Mediterranean city of Nice, prompting the prime minister to announce that France was raising its security alert status to the highest level. It was the third attack in two months in France amid a growing furor in the Muslim world over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad that were re-published by the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

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Marseille's Boubacar Kamara, left, and Manchester City's Aymeric Laporte compete for the ball during the Champions League Group C soccer match between Marseille and Manchester City at Stade Velodrome in Marseille, France.

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Manchester United's Marcus Rashford leaps over a challenge by PSG's Presnel Kimpembe during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France.

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PSG's Neymar, right, battles with Manchester United's Scott McTominay during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France.

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Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes scores his side's opening goal from the penalty spot during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France.

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PSG's Kylian Mbappe is challenged by Manchester United's Axel Tuanzebe during the Champions League group H soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Armenian President Armen Sarkissian before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

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Medical workers help a patient suffering of COVID-19 in the Nouvel Hopital Civil of Strasbourg, eastern France. France has seen over 34,000 confirmed deaths in the pandemic.

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French President Emmanuel Macron leaves after paying his respects by the coffin of slain teacher Samuel Paty in the courtyard of the Sorbonne university during a national memorial event in Paris. French history teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, northwest of Paris, by a 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee, who was later shot dead by police.

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People walk in the empty center of Lyon, central France.

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Champs-Elysees avenue is almost empty during curfew in Paris. French restaurants, cinemas and theaters are trying to figure out how to survive a new curfew aimed at stemming the flow of record new coronavirus infections. The monthlong curfew came into effect Friday at midnight, and France is deploying 12,000 extra police to enforce it.

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A bar terrace is closed to meet the curfew in Paris. French restaurants, cinemas and theaters are trying to figure out how to survive a new curfew aimed at stemming the flow of record new coronavirus infections. The monthlong curfew came into effect Friday at midnight, and France is deploying 12,000 extra police to enforce it.

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Pro-Armenian protesters display a banner while calling for an end to hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, during a demonstration next the French National Assembly in Paris. The latest outburst of fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces began Sept. 27 and marked the biggest escalation of the decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. The region lies in Azerbaijan but has been under control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since the end of a separatist war in 1994.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal poses with his trophy during a photo call on the rooftop of Galeries Lafayette, after winning Sunday the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 at the Roland Garros stadium.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after missing a shot against Spain's Rafael Nadal in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the runner-up trophy after losing against Spain's Rafael Nadal in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal holds the trophy, right, as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France

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Hungary's Timea Babos, left, hugs France's Kristina Mladenovic after winning the women's doubles final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Chile's Alexa Guarachi and Desirae Krawczyk of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. plays a shot against Poland's Iga Swiatek in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. plays a shot against Poland's Iga Swiatek in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Poland's Iga Swiatek plays a shot against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. kicks her racket after missing a shot against Poland's Iga Swiatek in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in two sets, 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Poland's Iga Swiatek lifts the trophy after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in two sets 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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View of the award ceremony at center court Philippe Chatrier where Poland's Iga Swiatek, center right in white, holds the trophy after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S., left, in two sets 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Poland's Iga Swiatek, right, holds the trophy after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S., left, in two sets 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Poland's Iga Swiatek holds the trophy after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in two sets 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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Britain's Alfie Hewett, right, holds the trophy after winning the men's wheelchair final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Belgium's Joachim Gerard, left, in three sets, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.

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