The clay court season is in full swing. Rafael Nadal followed up on his Monte Carlo Open title, by beating fellow-Spaniard David Ferrer in the final of the Barcelona Open, in the long lead up to the the French Open.
The world number one player prevailed in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4, coming back from a break down in the second set. Ferrer broke Nadal’s service in the 6th game of the second set to go u 4-2 up, but could not capitalise on his advantage, as Nadal broke back in the very next game. Nadal then held serve to level the score at 4-4, and went on to break Ferrer’s service in the 9th game. Nadal served out the 10th game and match without much ado, dropping just the solitary point.
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