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Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning the Barcelona Open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday.

Barcelona - Kerber wins in Stuttgart

By AFP

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Published: Sun 24 Apr 2016, 7:55 PM

Last updated: Mon 25 Apr 2016, 1:02 AM

Rafael Nadal equalled Argentine legend Guillermo Vilas's record of 49 clay-court titles with his ninth Barcelona Open after overcoming defending champion Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday.
Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber picked up her second title of 2016 with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over qualifier Laura Siegemund in Sunday's final of the WTA clay-court tournament in Stuttgart.
"It's amazing to be able to defend my title here - there is nothing better," beamed Kerber.


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