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Rafael Nadal rolls into Rio quarter-finals

Results on Thursday from the fourth day of the WTA and ATP Rio Open (x denotes seeding):

Women’s singles

2nd round

Irina Begu (ROM) bt Veronica Cepede (PAR) 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

Kurumi Nara (JPN x5) bt Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) 6-0, 7-6 (7/3)

Lourdes Dominguez (ESP) bt Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 2-6, 7-6 (9/7), 6-1

Teliana Pereira (BRA) bt Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 6-2, 7-6 (7/5)

Men’s singles

2nd round

Oleksandr Dolgopolov (UKR) bt Facundo Bagnis (ARG) 6-7 (4/7), 6-2, 7-6 (7/4)

Fabio Fognini (ITA x3) bt Pablo Cuevas (URU) 7-6 (7/1), 4-6, 6-3

Rafael Nadal (ESP x1) bt Albert Montanes (ESP) 6-1, 6-2

Joao Sousa (POR) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 7-6 (8/6), 2-6, 6-3