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‘I was outplayed by a better player,’ admits Novak Djokovic after Rafael Nadal French Open thrashing

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‘I was outplayed by a better player,’ admits Novak Djokovic after Rafael Nadal French Open thrashingNovak Djokovic admitted he was beaten by ‘a better player’ on the day after losing the Roland Garros final to Rafael Nadal. Nadal overpowered the Serbian star 6-0. 6-2, 7-5 in Paris to win his 13th French Open and draw level with Roger Federer at the top of the career Grand Slam charts. Djokovic – who could have become the first man to win all four Grand Slams twice if he had won – was philosophical in defeat, choosing to pay tribute...
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