Nadal cruises past Almagro to reach Rio Open quarters

Nadal cruises past Almagro to reach Rio Open quarters

Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-02-19 11:53 Johannesburg, Feb.19 (ANI): Spanish tennis maestro Rafael Nadal progressed through to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open after defeating compatriot Nicolas Almagro in straight sets on Friday. The 14-time Grand Slam champion claimed a 6-3, 7-5 win over Almagro in a contest that lasted one hour and 40 minutes on a clay court, Sport24 reported. Nadal will next play against Oleksandr Dolgopolov for a spot in the semifinals. (ANI)