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Nadal ‘bagelled’ but survives Thiem test

Del Potro ends American men’s champ hopes NEW YORK, Sept 5, (AFP): Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived an epic US Open quarter-final confrontation to defeat battling ninth seed Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) and reach the semifinals for the seventh time. In a gripping 4-hour 49-minute …

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Nadal swats aside Nishikori, seals 11th Monte Carlo title

Rafa snuffs out early threat MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco, April 22, (AFP): Rafael Nadal romped to a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by brushing aside an outclassed Kei Nishikori in Sunday’s final to retain the world number one ranking. The 31-year-old saw off Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to become …

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Rafa equals Vilas 49 clay-court titles – Kerber defends Stuttgart crown

BARCELONA, April 24, (AFP): Rafael Nadal equalled Argentine legend Guillermo Vilas’s record of 49 clay-court titles with his ninth Barcelona Open after overcoming defending champion Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday. Fresh from winning the Monte Carlo Masters last week, Nadal has now won his opening 10 matches of the European …

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