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Robredo pulls off triple escape

Updated: June 2, 2013, 6:52 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PARIS -- Tommy Robredo is one of tennis' most tenacious survivors. The 31-year-old missed five months last year with a thigh injury and fell out of the top 100 for the first time in a dozen years. He missed this event the past two years, but has blossomed on his return to Roland Garros.

And he was in for another challenge Sunday in the form of his third-round opponent, Nicolas Almagro, a player whose raw, oozing skill is matched by few.

He strikes the ball so purely, snaps off ...

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