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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal loses

Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal stated that he “played poorly” after his earliest defeat in 12 years at the Barcelona Open as he went down in straight sets to Fabio Fognini. The Italian, seeded 13th, won 6-4 7-6 (8-6) in the 3rd round – which is said to be Nadal’s worst result in Barcelona since 2003, when he was 16 years ...

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Rio Open: David Ferrer and Sara Errani triumph

Tennis Updates: David Ferrer recorded a 6-2 6-3 victory over Fabio Fognini to secure his first Rio Open title on Sunday. World number 28 Fognini reached the final after ending Rafael Nadal’s 52-match winning streak in semi-finals on clay on Saturday. Spaniard Ferrer took just an hour and 23 minutes to wrap up the win. The 32-year-old twice broke his ...

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Rio Open: Rafael Nadal suffers defeat to Fabio Fognini

Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal lost his first semi-final on clay for 12 years as he was beaten by Fabio Fognini at the Rio Open. Reigning champion Nadal, 28, started strongly but went down 1-6 6-2 7-5 in two hours and 17 minutes. The defeat in Brazil ended a 52-match winning streak in semi-finals on clay for the Spaniard. Compatriot David ...

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