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Former Rafael Nadal rival Nicolas Almagro retires from tennis following injury-blighted final few years
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Former Rafael Nadal rival Nicolas Almagro retires from tennis following injury-blighted final few years

Nicolas Almagro was overshadowed for much of his career by countryman Rafael Nadal, to whom he lost in three French Open quarter-finals

Mikhail Youzhny’s elegant play, single-handed backhand will remain in public memory long after retirement
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Mikhail Youzhny’s elegant play, single-handed backhand will remain in public memory long after retirement

He may not have reached the heights of the Federers and Nadals of this world, but Mikhail Youzhny carved out a respectable place for himself in the golden era of men’s tennis.

French Open 2017: Andy Murray sets up mouth-watering Martin Del Potro clash; Eugenie Bouchard exits
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French Open 2017: Andy Murray sets up mouth-watering Martin Del Potro clash; Eugenie Bouchard exits

World number one Andy Murray set up a French Open blockbuster against Juan Martin del Potro today, the latest chapter in what has developed into an epic rivalry.

French Open 2017: Juan Martin del Potro advances after Nicolas Almagro's tearful withdrawal
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French Open 2017: Juan Martin del Potro advances after Nicolas Almagro's tearful withdrawal

Juan Martin del Potro reached the French Open third round on Thursday after Spanish opponent Nicolas Almagro quit in tears during the third set with a left knee injury.

French Open 2017: Andy Murray's clash with Martin Klizan and other interesting ties on Day 5
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French Open 2017: Andy Murray's clash with Martin Klizan and other interesting ties on Day 5

World No 1 Andy Murray, the runner-up to Novak Djokovic last year, tackles fiery Martin Klizan of Slovakia for a place in the third round at the French Open 2017.

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal advances to third round, Angelique Kerber crashes out
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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal advances to third round, Angelique Kerber crashes out

Rafael Nadal advanced to the third round on Wednesday as fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro was forced to quit with a left knee injury during their match at the Rome Masters.

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal struggles in opener; Angelique Kerber's retirement gives Genie Bouchard win
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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal struggles in opener; Angelique Kerber's retirement gives Genie Bouchard win

Four-time champion Rafael Nadal struggled to a 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4 win over Fabio Fognini and will now play Nick Kyrgios in the 3rd round.

Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic survives scare to beat Nicolas Almagro; Nick Kyrgios enters 3rd round
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Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic survives scare to beat Nicolas Almagro; Nick Kyrgios enters 3rd round

Novak Djokovic staved off a huge upset in his first match since splitting with his long-time coaching team to beat Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in the second round of the Madrid Masters on Wednesday.

Qatar Open: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic on collision course after booking semis berth
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Qatar Open: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic on collision course after booking semis berth

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic remain on collision course for their first major meeting of the season after both won through to the Qatar Open semi-finals on Thursday.

 Almagro shocks Nadal on clay in Barcelona Open
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Almagro shocks Nadal on clay in Barcelona Open

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal's clay-court struggles worsened Friday as his 41-match winning streak at the Barcelona Open ended with a three-set loss to Nicolas Almagro in the quarterfinals.

Almagro pulls out of Australian Open with shoulder injury
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Almagro pulls out of Australian Open with shoulder injury

Spain's number three player behind world number one Rafa Nadal and third-ranked David Ferrer, 28-year-old Almagro reached the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park last year.

Nadal wins eighth Barcelona Open title
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Nadal wins eighth Barcelona Open title

Rafa Nadal became the first player to win four titles this year when he defeated fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-4 6-3 to win the Barcelona Open.

Nadal routs Raonic to close on eighth Barcelona title
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Nadal routs Raonic to close on eighth Barcelona title

Chasing a fourth title of the year after returning from a seven-month injury layoff in February, Nadal recovered from a slow start on the clay at the Real Club de Tenis.

Nadal set to clash with Ferrer in Mexico Open final
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Nadal set to clash with Ferrer in Mexico Open final

Nadal beat Almagro in 1 hour, 49 minutes to improve to 9-0 in their head-to-head meetings.

Oz Open: Ferrer survives Almagro scare; to meet Djokovic in semis
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Oz Open: Ferrer survives Almagro scare; to meet Djokovic in semis

The 10th seed Almagro absolutely dominated one of the world's best baseline players from the back of the court to go two sets up but the fourth seed hit back.

Ferrer beats Murray to set up semi-final against Nadal
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Ferrer beats Murray to set up semi-final against Nadal

Rafael Nadal moved closer to a record seventh French Open title and improved to 50-1 for his career at the tournament by beating 12th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-3 and Ferrer beat Murray 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2 to set up an all-Spanish semi-final.

Spain cruise, France and US tied in Davis Cup
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Spain cruise, France and US tied in Davis Cup

The Czech Republic versus Serbia and Argentina hosting Croatia are also all even at 1-1 in the Davis Cup quarters.

Tipsarevic to meet ace-master Raonic in Chennai Open final
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Tipsarevic to meet ace-master Raonic in Chennai Open final

Top seed Janko Tipsarevic made it to the finals with a confident 6-1 6-4 triumph over qualifier Go Sodea of Japan in the semifinal. He now faces fourth seed Milos Raonic of Canada, who's known for his aces.