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Rafael Nadal vs. Pablo Cuevas in Rio Open Quarters

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14-time singles Grand slam champion Rafael Nadal will take on Pablo Cuevas, schedule to kick off at 02:30 GMT being played here on outdoor hard courts on Saturday February 21.

28-year-old Rafael Nadal had progresses into the ATP Rio Open quarter finals after beating third round opponent Spanish Pablo Carreno Busta with a 7-5, 6-3. He also outlasted second round opponent Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil in straight sets with a 6-4, 6-1. Nadal is looking very confident to defend the Rio Open crown this weekend here in Rio De Janeiro.

Pablo Cuevas has defeated Albert Montanes in the third round of Rio Open with a 6-2 6-2, while thrashed Nicolas Almagro in opening round with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. It could be a tough challenge for Cuevas to face Nadal in Rio Open quarter finals on Saturday.

Rafael Nadal and Pablo Cuevas are clashing for first time ever in the ATP Rio Open first round, scheduled to be played on Saturday. Both the players will have to work hard to clinch victory and secure place in the Rio Open semi finals. As per the predictions, Nadal is considered as heavy favorite to clinch victory in straight sets.

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