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Novak Djokovic to have Andre Agassi in his corner throughout Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic to have Andre Agassi in his corner throughout Wimbledon

Djokovic is playing a grasscourt warmup tournament for the first time in seven years and looked relaxed as he walked about in the south coast sunshine on Monday.

French Open 2017: Bethanie Mattek-Sands-Lucie Safarova win women's doubles title French Open 2017: Bethanie Mattek-Sands-Lucie Safarova win women's doubles title

Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova clinched the women`s doubles title in the French Open tennis championships here on Sunday.

French Open 2017: Vanquished Stan Wawrinka hails 'amazing' Rafael Nadal, says Spaniard is 'playing his best level on clay' French Open 2017: Vanquished Stan Wawrinka hails 'amazing' Rafael Nadal, says Spaniard is 'playing his best level on clay'

Swiss third seed Wawrinka was trying to win his second Roland Garros title in three years but was blown away by Nadal 6-2, 6-3, 6-1.

Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka, becomes first man to win 10 French Open titles Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka, becomes first man to win 10 French Open titles

His collection of Slams now stands just three behind Roger Federer, a staggering statistic coming just a year after he quit Roland Garros with a wrist injury.

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka – Live Streaming, TV listings, Date, Time, Venue French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka – Live Streaming, TV listings, Date, Time, Venue

What lay in Nadal's favour is that he hasn't dropped a set in this tournament and has given away just 29 games so far, in his march to the final. A win on the clay court today will make him the first man in the open era to clinch 10 titles in a single Grand Slam.

Pak-born London terrorist Khuram Butt was trying to get job with Wimbledon security firm: Report Pak-born London terrorist Khuram Butt was trying to get job with Wimbledon security firm: Report

Butt had previously worked for six months on the London Underground until quitting in October.

French Open 2017: Anything is possible, says newly crowned women's champion Jelena Ostapenko French Open 2017: Anything is possible, says newly crowned women's champion Jelena Ostapenko

The 20-year-old, a virtual unknown before the start of Roland Garros, fired 54 winners and 54 unforced errors past Simona Halep in her 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win on Saturday.

Injured Maria Sharapova withdraws from Wimbledon 2017 Injured Maria Sharapova withdraws from Wimbledon 2017

The 30-year-old Russian, who was champion at the All England Club in 2004, was due to play in the qualifying event in the hope of making the main draw.

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko first talked of winning title at 10, says her mother French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko first talked of winning title at 10, says her mother

The unseeded Ostapenko, 20, downed Romanian third seed Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the final, hitting a staggering 54 winners and taking her tournament tally to 299.

French Open 2017: All facts and figures about Sunday's men's final French Open 2017: All facts and figures about Sunday's men's final

Rafael Nadal says: "I don`t need any more history, I already have nine titles here, that`s more than good."

Jelena Ostapenko first talked of winning French Open at 10, claims euphoric mother Jelena Ostapenko first talked of winning French Open at 10, claims euphoric mother

The unseeded Ostapenko, 20, downed Romanian third seed Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the final, hitting a staggering 54 winners and taking her tournament tally to 299.

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win her maiden Grand Slam title French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win her maiden Grand Slam title

Ostapenko, who turned 20 on Thursday, threw her distinctive green headband into the crowd after a warm embrace with Halep who looked devastated.

French Open 2017, Men's Final Preview: Storm brewing for Rafael Nadal as Stan Wawrinka blocks his path French Open 2017, Men's Final Preview: Storm brewing for Rafael Nadal as Stan Wawrinka blocks his path

Nadal, who tops the match-wins list this year with a 42-6 record, including a 23-1 stretch on clay, knows the threat.

French Open 2017:  Headlines, quotes, key stats and facts about Day 13 at Roland Garros French Open 2017: Headlines, quotes, key stats and facts about Day 13 at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal to face Stan Wawrinka for his 10th French Open title at Roland Garros

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 10th Roland Garros title, faces Stan Wawrinka in final French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 10th Roland Garros title, faces Stan Wawrinka in final

Nadal, who won the last of his French Opens in 2014, is bidding to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam.

French Open 2017: Stan Wawrinka stuns Andy Murray to become oldest  finalist in 44 years French Open 2017: Stan Wawrinka stuns Andy Murray to become oldest finalist in 44 years

US Open champion Wawrinka, 32, triumphed in a pulsating four-hour 34 minute battle of shotmaking and endurance and will target a fourth Slam title on Sunday.