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Mexican Open: Nadal advances into second round

ANI  |  Tennis 

Spanish defeated of 6-3, 6-3 in the first-round match of the Mexican Open on Wednesday.

The top seed Nadal was competing in his first match since finishing as a runner-up in last month. He ended up losing the final to Novak Djokovic of in straight sets.

The 32-year-old looked in tremendous form in the entire match, taking an early 3-1 lead in the first set. He ended up holding the advantage for the rest of the set.

Nadal played like a confident man who had won both of his previous to head matches against Zverev, who lost to the relentless offence by the world number two.

The Spanish will take on Australia's Nick Kyrigios, who defeated of 6-3, 7-5 in the first round.

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First Published: Wed, February 27 2019. 13:26 IST
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