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Rafael Nadal reaches Brazil quarters

Updated: February 15, 2013, 11:27 AM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- Rafael Nadal beat Joao Souza 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Brazil Open, the Spanish star's second tournament since returning from a left knee injury.

Nadal broke Souza's service late in each set to win in 1 hour, 18 minutes at the indoor clay-court tournament in South America's biggest city.

The victory over the 140th-ranked Brazilian came a day after Nadal withdrew from the doubles tournament to preserve the sore knee that sidelined for ...

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