Tennis-Injury-hampered Nadal knocked out of Australian Open

Reuters

Wed, 26 Jan 11:20:00 2011

Injured top seed and world number one Rafa Nadal was knocked out of the Australian Open quarter-finals 6-4 6-2 6-3 by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old Nadal, who was aiming to become the third man to hold all four grand slam titles at one time, was clearly hampered by injury from the third game of the first set.

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