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PARIS - World number ones Rafael Nadal of Spain and Jelena Jankovic of Serbia were named yesterday as World Champions for 2008 by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

PARIS - World number ones Rafael Nadal of Spain and Jelena Jankovic of Serbia were named yesterday as World Champions for 2008 by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

The 22-year-old Nadal, who won the French Open, Wimbledon and Olympic gold in Beijing to dethrone Roger Federer atop the rankings, is the first Spaniard to be named men's world champion. - Sapa-AFP

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