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  • Dec 22, 2014
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Brazil Open

Rafael Nadal staggers into Brazil Open final with knee pain

Rafael Nadal waits for a serve from Martin Alund during the Brazil Open semi-final singles match in Sao Paulo. Photo: AP

The former world number one, who is recovering from a left knee injury, battled hard to dismiss his 27-year-old opponent, who is ranked 111th in the world, winning 6-3, 6-7 (2/7), 6-1 in nearly two hours.

Sunday, 17 February, 2013, 1:15pm

Nadal advances to Brazil Open semifinals

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal. Photo: EPA

Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals of the Brazil Open here late on Friday, with a difficult three-set win over Argentine Carlos Berlocq.

16 Feb 2013 - 2:09pm

Nadal out of Brazil Open doubles over 'knee overuse'

Rafael Nadal will not play his scheduled doubles match at the Brazil Open on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

Rafael Nadal will not play his scheduled doubles match at the Brazil Open on Wednesday because of “knee overuse”, organisers said.

But they said the Spanish star intends to play his opening singles match on Thursday against Brazilian Joao Souza.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am