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Nadal blows Ferrer away

Rafael Nadal, wearing a sombrero, gestures to the crowd after winning the Mexico ATP Open in Acapulco on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Rafael Nadal destroyed David Ferrer to win the Mexican Open on Saturday, losing just two games as he claimed his second title in three events since returning from a lengthy injury lay-off.

The former world number one, who has never lost to a fellow Spaniard in a final, kept his perfect record intact by routing reigning three-time champion Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 to win his 38th clay court title.

Since returning from a seven-month absence with a left knee injury in February, Nadal has won 12 of his 13 matches, finishing as runner-up in Vina del Mar, Chile, before triumphing in Sao Paulo last month.

"I have had some difficult months, especially during my time away from tennis. But I take with me fond memories of returning to Acapulco," said Nadal.

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Rafa was superb. Hope to see him the number 1 soon,,,,,,,

: Aletha Malone

 

 


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