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Rafael Nadal easily to the quarter finals in Barcelona, ‘Djokovic-killer’ next hurdle

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the World’s number one Rafael Nadal has this season, yet no one set lost on the gravel. Thursday won the 31-year-old Spaniard from his countryman Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ATP 69) 6-1, 6-3 in the eighth-finals of the ATP tournament in Barcelona (2.510.900 euro).

the World’s number one Rafael Nadal has this season, yet no one set lost on the gravel. Thursday won the 31-year-old Spaniard from his countryman Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ATP 69) 6-1, 6-3 in the eighth-finals of the ATP tournament in Barcelona (2.510.900 euro).

Nadal, meanwhile, has 40 consecutive sets won on clay. That series he started at Roland-Garros in 2017. In Barcelona, he can have the trophy already for the eleventh time in the air stitches.

In the quarter-finals will take Nadal against Martin Klizan (ATP-140), from the qualifications. The Slovaak defeated Novak Djokovic (ATP 12) in the second round and won Thursday in the eighth-finals of the Spaniard Feliciano Lopez (ATP-30) 6-1, 6-3.

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