Result: Rafael Nadal through at Barcelona Open

Result: Nadal through at Barcelona Open
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World number one Rafael Nadal beats his fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos in round two of the Barcelona Open.

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated his compatriot Albert Ramos 7-6 6-4 to reach the third round of the Barcelona Open this afternoon.

The world number one was forced into a tie-breaker after an evenly contested first set, which he claimed 7-2.

Ramos provided similar resistance during the second set and it appeared that another breaker was going to be required.

However, with the score 5-4 in his favour, Nadal broke crucially to book his place in the next round in just 60 seconds shy of two hours.

He will now take on Croatia's Ivan Dodig for a slot in the quarter-finals.

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