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Davydenko breaks Nadal to win Qatar

Updated: January 9, 2010, 3:26 PM ET
Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar -- Nikolay Davydenko saved two match points Saturday before rallying to upset second-ranked Rafael Nadal 0-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 in the final of the Qatar Open.

Davydenko led 4-1 in the second-set tiebreaker but unforced errors allowed Nadal to twice serve for the match. However, the Spaniard sprayed his returns wide, and Davydenko broke two times to Nadal's one in the third set to close it out.

The sixth-ranked Russian's third straight victory over Nadal improved his ...

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