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Nadal back and chasing Federer record as French Open returns

BBC News Friday, 25 September 2020
Rafael Nadal returns to Grand Slam tennis, Andy Murray is back on clay and Serena Williams goes again for a 24th major when the French Open starts on Sunday.
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