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Rafael Nadal Wins Gold at His First Olympics

Rafael Nadal of Spain, becomes the new Olympic champion, cementing his place in tennis history by winning gold in his first try. Nadal wins 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-3, beating Olympic medallist Fernando Gonzalez, who settles for silver. In the calendar year preceding the 2008 Olympics, there was a shift at the hierarchy of men's tennis as Rafael Nadal displaced Roger Federer as the world number one. Tennis Men's Singles Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Rafael Nadal (ESP), Fernando Gonzalez (CHI), Novak Djokovic (SRB)

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