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Serbia cries with Djokovic over lost chance to make history

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia awoke to disappointment on Monday after Novak Djokovic failed in his attempt to make tennis history by becoming the first man in more than 50 years to win a calendar-year Grand Slam.

Instead of the usual fireworks, car horns blaring and dancing in the streets after previous major finals involving Djokovic, there was an eerie silence in the Serbian capital. The top-ranked Djokovic lost to Russian opponent Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday in the U.S. Open final.

A victory would have made the 34-year-old Djokovic the first man to win the Australian Open,

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UT Dallas offering students cash incentive, chance for scholarships for COVID-19 vaccine proof

The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson is offering all students $125 for getting vaccinated against COVID-19, along with the chance to receive scholarships of up to $12,000.

Students are eligible for the awards through the Comet Vaccine Incentive Program now through Sept. 27, Gene Fitch Jr., vice president for student affairs, said in a letter to students.

All students who choose to voluntarily participate in the program will receive $125 directly deposited to their personal account.

In addition, randomly selected participants, will be eligible for additional incentives that include:

• $12,000 tuition scholarship (10 opportunities to win).

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