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Nadal in seventh heaven as he ends Djokovic dream

Rafa Nadal won a record seventh French Open title on Monday but that tells only half the story of a final which included temper tantrums, rain suspensions and the end of Novak Djokovic’s grand-slam dream.

The number two seed overtook Sweden’s Bjorn Borg, who won six times at Roland Garros, but in the process struck the latest blow in what has become one of the greatest rivalries in tennis.

After losing three consecutive grand slam finals to the Serbian, his 6-4 6-3 2-6 7-5 win stopped the world number one from becoming only the third man to win four consecutive majors.

That would have been an achievement unrivalled in 43 years, since Rod Laver completed the feat for the second time.

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Cyprus football transfer market efforts reveal ambitions

Anorthosis Ammochostos’ manager Ronny Levy desires success given that he is determined to build a team capable of challenging AEL, APOEL and Omonia in the championship title race, as the Cypriot football off-season transfer market starts to heat up.

After signing the influential defender Paulo Jorge from APOEL, Levy brought back a familiar face to Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium in the person of experienced defender William Boaventura who has been already two seasons with the club under Temuri Ketsbaia, winning the national cup in 2006-2007 and the championship title a year later. The Brazilian left back signed a season-long deal with the Ammochostos side and he is expected to feature regularly alongside Jorge in Anorthosis’ defence as a very important addition to their squad.

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