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Jul 4, 2010 8:05 PM by Jordan Mason

Nadal beats Berdych for 2nd Wimbledon title

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Rafael Nadal has swept Tomas Berdych in straight sets to win his second Wimbledon title and eighth Grand Slam championship.

The top-ranked Spaniard beat the 12th-seeded Czech 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 Sunday to reinforce his current status as the No. 1 player in the game.

Nadal broke four times and never lost serve in 15 service games.

It's the second time he has won the French Open and Wimbledon back-to-back. He is now 5-0 in his last Grand Slam finals.

With eight Grand Slam titles, Nadal joins a list of greats that includes Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry and Ken Rosewall. He also has five French Open championships and one Australian Open title.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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