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Dolgopolov reaches quarterfinals at Rio Open

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The Canadian Press
2/20/2014 1:49:15 PM
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine advanced to his second quarterfinals of the year when he beat qualifier Facundo Bagnis of Argentina 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the Rio Open on Thursday.

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal and No. 3 Fabio Fognini were in action late.

In the combined ATP-WTA event, fifth-seeded Kurumi Nara of Japan and Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain set up a quarterfinal after second-round wins.

Nara defeated Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany 6-0, 7-6 (3), and was in sight of her first WTA semifinals. Dominguez Lino beat Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-1.

Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania also made the last eight.

Alexandr Dolgopolov (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

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(Photo: AFP/Getty Images)
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