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Nadal, Federer advance in Monte Carlo

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (SportsNetwork.com) - Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal and three-time runner-up Roger Federer were a pair of easy second-round winners Wednesday at the $4 million Monte Carlo Masters tennis event.The top-seeded Nadal blew past Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1, while the fourth-seeded former world No. 1 Federer drilled Czech veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2 on the red clay at the beautiful Monte Carlo Country Club."I'm a bit surprised how well it went," the 32-year-old Federer said after blitzing Stepanek.Federer lost to Nadal in three straight finals here from 2007-08.Nadal lost to Novak Djokovic in last year's final, ending his record eight- year reign at this event. He's a brilliant 49-2 overall in Monte Carlo.The reigning French and U.S. Open champion Nadal and Djokovic currently hold all nine Masters titles between them, as well as the ATP World Tour Finals.Nadal's third-round opponent will be Italian Andreas Seppi, while Federer will take...

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  6. France favorite against injury-hit Germany in Davis Cup quarterfinals

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  12. Benneteau moves on in California desert

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  1. Djokovic cruises in Monte Carlo opener

    Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (SportsNetwork.com) - Reigning champion Novak Djokovic was an easy second-round winner Tuesday at the $4 million Monte Carlo Masters te...

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    El suizo Roger Federer, número dos del mundo, logró hoy el pase para octavos de final de Roland Garros tras derrotar al francés Julien Benneteau por 6-3, 6-4, 7-5.Su...

  3. Julien Benneteau shocks Roger Federer to reach ABN AMRO semifinals

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  4. Kevin Anderson beats Julien Benneteau 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8) to reach Sydney International final

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  5. Juan Martin del Potro beats Julien Benneteau to win ABN AMRO tennis tournament

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  6. Home favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcomes Julien Benneteau in 2nd round at Paris Masters

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