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Tennis: Nadal and Murray qualified for the quarterfinals in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – World number two Rafael Nadal has qualified for Thursday’s quarterfinals of the ATP tournament in Tokyo, by removing the young Canadian Milos Raonic 7-5 6-3.

His compatriot David Ferrer will also be present at this stage of the competition after beating with difficulty the Australian 6-2 6-2 4-6 Matthew Ebden.

Scot Andy Murray, seeded number two in the tournament, has not dragged on its side on the court by having snapped the American Alex Bogomolov 6-1 6-2.

Results (number of seeded above the name):

Second round:

2-Andy Murray (GB) bt Alex Bogomolov Jr. (EU) 6-1 6-2

1-Rafael Nadal (Esp) bt Milos Raonic (Can) 7-5 6-3

3-David Ferrer (Esp) bt Matthew Ebden (AUS) 4-6 6-2 6-2

Santiago Giraldo (Col) bt Dmitry Tursunov (Rus) 6-4 7-6 (4)

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