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  1. Nadal firing as Djokovic, playing without pain, crashes outRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Age

    Rafael Nadal advanced to quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters, but there will be no showdown against old rival Novak Djokovic after the former world No.1 crashed out of the tournament. Top seed Nadal beat big-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last eight, clinching victory with a clinical smash at the net.

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  2. Rafael Nadal remains on course for his 11th title in Monte-CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    World number one Rafael Nadal maintained his bid for an 11th Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters title with a 6-3 6-2 third-round victory over Karen Khachanov. The Spanish top seed took just 80 minutes to see off the 21-year-old Russian and reach his 14th consecutive quarter-final at the event.

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  3. Rafael Nadal on track at Monte Carlo Masters, Novak Djokovic outRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Rafael Nadal remains on course to retain his Monte Carlo Masters title and won't have Novak Djokovic standing in his way. The top-ranked Nadal has beaten big-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals, clinching victory with a clinical smash at the net.

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  4. Nadal doesn't skip tournaments like FedererRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    For now, Rafael Nadal doesn't see himself skipping any major tournaments the way Roger Federer has been sitting out the French Open. The veterans are back at the top of world tennis, with Nadal needing to win the Monte Carlo Masters this week to avoid losing his top ranking once again to Federer in their seemingly eternal battle for tennis supremacy.

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  5. 'Zverev is confident and cocky'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    ... a good chance to play well at the French Open. I know that Ivan was playing here on clay and a little bit like Rafael Nadal; playing well, winning the French Open and it was something big. You need to touch it - you need to believe it." The ...

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  6. Nadal sets up Thiem quarter-finalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Rafael Nadal produced another routine victory to set up a tantalising quarter-final clash with Dominic Thiem at the Monte Carlo Masters. The world No 1, bidding for a record 31st Masters title and 24th on clay, made short work of Russian Karen Khachanov as he cruised to a 6-3 6-2 victory in 80 minutes.

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  7. Tennis: Nadal eases past Khachanov in Monte Carlo to set up Thiem clashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return to Russia's Karen Khachanov during their tennis match at the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series tournament in Monaco. MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco: World number one Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Russian Karen Khachanov on Thursday to set up a Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final against Dominic Thiem, after the Austrian stunned Novak Djokovic.

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  8. Sport24.co.za | Djokovic stunned by Thiem in Monte CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News24

    Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters by an inspired Dominic Thiem in the third round on Thursday, with the Austrian fifth seed progressing to a possible quarter-final with Rafael Nadal. Thiem, a two-time French Open semi-finalist, was the better player for much of the match and won 6-7 , 6-2, 6-3 despite a battling effort from Djokovic.

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  9. Djokovic loses Dominic Thiem at Monte Carlo MastersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... who also beat Djokovic on clay in last year's French Open quarterfinals, will next face defending champion Rafael Nadal or Karen Khachanov. Third-seeded Alexander Zverev could face his brother in the last eight after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, ...

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  10. Zverev and Goffin reach Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    ... He took it when Struff hit a powerful forehand narrowly wide, and let out a yell of relief. Defending champion Rafael Nadal was to play Karen Khachanov and two-time winner Novak Djokovic was facing No. 5 Dominic Thiem later Thursday. After dropping ...

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  11. Milos Raonic withdraws from Monte Carlo MastersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... He took it when Struff hit a powerful forehand narrowly wide, and let out a yell of relief. Defending champion Rafael Nadal will play Karen Khachanov and two-time winner Novak Djokovic will face No. 5 Dominic Thiem. Sixth-seeded David Goffin of ...

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  12. Nadal doesn't see himself skipping tournaments like FedererRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KDWN

    For now, Rafael Nadal doesn't see himself skipping any major tournaments the way Roger Federer has been sitting out the French Open. The veterans are back at the top of world tennis, with Nadal needing to win the Monte Carlo Masters this week to avoid losing his top ranking once again to Federer in their seemingly eternal battle for tennis supremacy.

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  13. Sport24.co.za | Wozniacki aiming for Grand Slam #2, hopes to avoid SerenaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    ... a target on your back," she added at a sponsor's event for tech start-up Lympo. Unlike in the men's game, where Rafael Nadal has won 10 French Open tournaments since 2005, no one female player has dominated on clay, with even Serena Williams finding ...

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  14. Rafael Nadal refusing to slow down following Roger Federer's French Open withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... De Gea sets personal best for clean sheets as coach Carrick makes return to the dug-out: FIVE THINGS YOU MISSED Rafael Nadal insists 'it is not in my plan' to miss any tournaments on purpose following Roger Federer's withdrawal from French Open For ...

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  15. Henri Leconte backs Roger Federer decision to avoid Rafael Nadal clay clashRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Metro

    Henri Leconte has backed Roger Federer's decision to skip the clay-court season, although he admitted it's disappointing to not see him face off with Rafael Nadal on the Spaniard's favoured surface. The 20-time Grand Slam champion decided to sit out all the action on clay for the second year in a row, missing Masters 1000 events in Monte-Carlo, Madrid, Rome as well as the French Open.

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  16. Novak Djokovic needs 10 match points to advance in Monte CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal needed a combined 14 match points to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday. After Djokovic finally converted his 10th match point to beat Borna Coric 7-6 7-5, Nadal required four in a 6-1, 6-3 win against Aljaz Bedene.

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  17. Tennis: Nadal strolls past Bedene in Monte Carlo, Djokovic passes Coric testRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Monte Carlo: World number one Rafael Nadal launched his bid for an 11th Monte Carlo Masters title with a 6-1 6-3 second-round victory over Slovenia's Alijaz Bedene as Novak Djokovic overcame a late wobble to see off Borna Coric on Wednesday. Nadal breezed through the opener, bringing up set point with a trademark curling forehand before sealing the set with a deft drop shot.

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  18. Djokovic Sets Thiem Showdown Thursday In Monte Carlo; Nadal Rolls In Clay OpenerRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Tennis Articles

    ... It's not the first time I have to face in earlier rounds some top players. I look forward to it." World No. 1 Rafael Nadal opened his bid for an 11th Monte Carlo title by dominating Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene 6-1, 6-3. "It was a positive start," said ...

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  19. Sport24.co.za | I don't see myself missing Grand Slams on purpose, says NadalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News24

    World number one Rafael Nadal said on Wednesday that he doesn't see himself following in Roger Federer's footsteps and playing a curtailed schedule in an attempt to lengthen his career. Federer is missing the claycourt season for the second year in a row, but Nadal says he has no plans to skip any Grand Slam tournaments in the near future.

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  20. In pics: 2nd round matches of 2018 Monte-Carlo MastersRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia during the second round match of 2018 Monte-Carlo Masters in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France on April 18, 2018. Rafael Nadal won 2-0.

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