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Novak Djokovic Defeats Rafael Nadal After Epic 2021 French Open Semifinals Match




Novak Djokovic got the French Open rematch he wanted against Rafael Nadal.

The tennis stars – who faced off in the French Open finals last year – met again during this year’s semifinals, which lasted four hours long.

Nadal won the first set 6-3 and Djokovic took the second set 6-3 followed by the third set 7-6 and the fourth set 6-2.


Ahead of the match – which marked the 58th time the pair have played against each other – Nadal, 35, was ranked third in the world, while Djokovic, 34 was ranked No. 1 among men’s singles tennis players.


(Friday’s match was the ninth meeting between Nadal and Djokovic at the French Open.)

After the match, Djokovic called it a “privilege” to play against Nadal. “You tell yourself no pressure, but there is a lot of pressure. Trust me,” Djokovic said. “Pressure is a privilege.”

Nadal is currently tied with Roger Federerwith 20 wins. Meanwhile, Djokovic has 18 Grand Slam championships under his belt.

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