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Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova reach finals of Madrid Open
Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova reach finals of Madrid Open

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal persevered past countryman Roberto Bautista Agut for a 6-4, 6-4 win that returned him to the Madrid Open final on Saturday. Nadal, who reached his first clay final since winning in Rio de Janeiro in February, broke Bautista Agut's opening service game and never trailed. Earlier, Maria Sharapova held her nerve to reach her second consecutive women's final, where she will play Simona Halep of Romania. Bautista Agut, playing in his first career Masters series semifinal, couldn't match the experience of Nadal, who continues to improve after coming to the Magic Box center having lost at consecutive clay tournaments for the first time in a decade. ...

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