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Federer, Nadal advance at Indian Wells (AP)

March 19, 2009



David Nalbandian, of Argentina, reacts after losing a point to Rafael Nadal, of Spain, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, early Thursday morning, March 19, 2009, in Indian Wells, Calif.

No. 1 Rafael Nadal came to life in the wee hours, fighting off five match points to take a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-0 victory over nemesis David Nalbandian at the BNP Paribas Open. In a fourth-round match that began about 11 p.m. Wednesday and lasted until around 2 a.m. Thursday, Nadal climbed back after losing the first set and falling behind 3-5 in the second.

Source:Federer, Nadal advance at Indian Wells (AP)

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