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Nadal rallies to beat Mayer in Barcelona

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start to defeat Leonard Mayer 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-2 and advance to the third round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday, keeping alive his streak of never losing consecutive matches on clay.

The second-ranked Nadal was coming off defeat to Fabio Fognini in the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Open.

An 11-time champion in Barcelona, Nadal will next play fellow Spaniard David Ferrer. The 37-year-old Ferrer, who is playing in Barcelona for the last time, defeated Lucas Pouille 6-3, 6-1 in his second-round match.

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1 N. Djokovic 11,160
2 R. Nadal 8,085
3 A. Zverev 5,770
4 R. Federer 5,590
5 D. Thiem 4,675
6 K. Anderson 4,115
7 K. Nishikori 3,690
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