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Novak Djokovic confident he can still finish career with all-time Grand Slam record


World No. 1 Novak Djokovic still believes that he can finish his career with the all-time Grand Slam record. Djokovic, seeded at No. 1, was badly beaten in the French Open final as No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal won 6-2 6-0 7-5 to lift his 13th title at the French Open.

With his 13th French Open title, Nadal tied Roger Federer on the all-time Grand Slam record list with 20 Majors captured. “If I thought that it was too late, I would have ended my career today. But I do not think it is too late, I will keep on going as long as I have fuel in my legs and love and desire towards the sport,” Djokovic said, per Tennis Majors.

“One defeat, even though it is in a Grand Slam final, cannot destabilise me. I have developed a rather “thick skin”, I do not allow myself to

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Fowles ready to become WNBA all-time rebound leader

Sylvia Fowles is poised for yet another WNBA milestone.

Minnesota’s star center will become the WNBA’s career rebounding leader this week when she passes former teammate and current Lynx assistant coach Rebekkah Brunson, barring any unforeseen events. Fowles is six rebounds behind Brunson’s mark of 3,356 and has a chance to break it Tuesday night against Seattle.

“It’s very special to be surpassing Rebekkah, it means everything,” Fowles said. “Watching BB put in work before I got into the league, I was in awe. To grab this from her means a lot because I know she put in the work. It sums up who I am as a player as well. I never was an offensive threat until I got to the league. This new title will be everything since I’ve put in work since day one.”

Fowles said she and Brunson haven’t talked about the record.

“She did make

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