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Nadal races into Rome quarter-finals
Rome, May 16, 2019 (AFP) - Defending champion Rafael Nadal lost just two games in two matches before booking his place in the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday.
The eight-time Rome champion beat Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1, 6-0 in the third round after earlier crushing France's Jeremy Chardy 6-0, 6-1 in the second round, playing two matches after Wednesday's rain washout in Rome.
Nadal next plays fellow Spaniard Fern ...