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Djokovic overwhelms Nadal for Wimbledon title

Laura Donovan Contributor

WIMBLEDON, England — It was the final game of an era, and Rafael Nadal punched the strings of his racket as if it were the culprit instead of the faithful companion that had helped him win two Wimbledon titles and 20 straight matches in this exclusive club on the outskirts of London.

What has long defined Nadal is his optimism: his ability to play the point at hand without being weighed down by the baggage from the last, but Novak Djokovic has been simply too much for even Nadal to bear this season.

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