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Photo: Fafael Nadal takes a bite out of the French Open trophy after winning the title for the 13th time when he defeated Novak Djokovic in straight sets on Sunday. (Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

Rafael Nadal underlined his status as the King of Clay when he destroyed world number one, Novak Djokovic in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-6 to claim his 13th French Open title and 20th Gran Slam title overall at Roland Garros on Sunday.

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At least five sports were affected by boycotts in the United States on Wednesday, as players refused to continue to participate in protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake.

Blake, an unarmed black man, was shot at least seven times in the back by a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, adding to the trauma of recent shootings of other black people across America.

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Jamaica's five- man team of Dominic Pagon, non playing captain, Rowland " Randy" Phillips, Dimitri Bird, Duainne Miller and Marcus Malcolm, that will participate in the 2018 Americas  Zone, Group 3 Davis Cup competition, will leave the island on Saturday for Costa Rica.

 

The tournament will take place at the Costa Rica Country Club, and will run from May 28 to June 2, 2018.

 

Eight other teams will be participating in this competition. They are Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Cuba, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay.

 

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Kingston, Jamaica; Ilana Blackwood and Kyle Martin captured the female and male MVP titles, respectively, after stellar performances in the Under 16 and 18 categories at Sunday’s finals’ day of the Sagicor Bank All Jamaica Junior Tennis Championships. A record 80 boys and 40 girls participated in four days of intense competition, which began on Thursday, June 3 at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre in Kingston.

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Caption: (l-r) Aswad Morgan, 1st Vice President of Tennis Jamaica accepts a symbolic cheque for $200,000 from Rejeanne Campbell, Brand Manager of Sagicor Bank on Tuesday, July 1 at Sagicor’s head offices in New Kingston. Looking on is Charmaine Alexander, Administrator at Tennis Jamaica. Sagicor Bank has sponsored Tennis Jamaica’s All Jamaica Junior Tennis Championships slated for this Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6 at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre in Kingston.