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Nadal to play in Rio Open

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World No. 2 Rafael Nadal has confirmed his presence at next year’s inaugural Rio Open tennis tournament, Brazilian tennis officials said.

The ATP 500 event will be played at the Jockey Club Brasileiro in Rio de Janeiro from February 15 to 23.

“I am very excited about playing for the first time in Rio de Janeiro,” Nadal said. — IANS

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