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Rafael Nadal showed no problem with his tender back in his second match since returning from the injury, defeating fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal is taking it easy at the Rio Open, nursing a back injury and hoping it gets better.
Frederico Gil of Portugal upset fourth-seeded Pablo Andujar of Spain 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the Vina del Mar VTR Open on Wednesday.
Fabio Fognini withdrew from the French Open on Monday because of a pulled muscle in his left leg, putting Novak Djokovic into the semifinals.
Marin Cilic became the first seeded player to be eliminated from the French Open, losing to Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of Spain 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 6-4 Sunday in the first round.
Now, the names opposite Roger Federer's in the bracket will start looking more familiar.
able> (H-hard, C-clay, G-grass) Jan. 3-10 - Brisbane International, HO (Andy Roddick) Jan. 4-9 - Qatar ExxonMobil Open, HO (Nikolay Davydenko) Jan. 4-10 - Aircel Chennai Open, HO (Marin Cilic) Jan. 11-16 - Medibank International, HO (Marcus Baghdatis) Jan. 11-16 - Heineken Open, HO (John Isner) Jan. 18-31 - Australian Open, HO (Roger Federer) Feb. 1-7 - Movistar Open, CO (Thomaz Bellucci) Feb. 1-7 - PBZ Zabreb Indoors, HI (Marin Cilic) Feb. 1-7 - SA Tennis Open, HO (Feliciano Lopez) Feb. 8-13 - Brasil Open, CO (Juan Carlos Ferrero) Feb. 8-14 - ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, HI (Robin Soderling) Feb. 8-14 - SAP Open, HI (Fernando Verdasco) Feb. 14-21 - Copa Telmex, CO (Juan Carlos Ferrero) Feb. 15-21 - Open 13, HI (Michael Llodra) Feb. 15-21 - Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, HI (Sam Querrey) Feb. 22-27 - Abierto Mexicano Telcel, CO (David Ferrer) Feb. 22-27 - Barclays Dubai Championships, HO (Novak Djokovic) Feb. 22-28 - Delray Beach International Championships, HO (Ernests Gulbis) March 1-7 - Davis Cup I March 11-21 - BNP Paribas Open, HO (Ivan Ljubicic) March 24-April 4 - Sony Ericsson Open, HO (Andy Roddick) April 5-11 - U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, CO (Juan Ignacio Chela) April 5-11 - Grand Prix Hassan II, CO (Stanislas Wawrinka) April 11-18 - Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, CO (Rafael Nadal) April 19-25 - Barcelona Open BancSabadell, CO (Fernando Verdasco) April 25-May 2 - Internazionali BNL d'Italia, CO (Rafael Nadal) May 2-9 - Estoril Open, CO (Albert Montanes) May 2-9 - BMW Open, CO (Mikhail Youzhny) May 3-9 - Serbia Open, CO (Sam Querrey) May 9-16 - Mutua Madrilena Madrid Masters, CO (Rafael Nadal) May 16-22 - Open de Nice Cote d'Azur, CO (Richard Gasquet) May 16-22 - ARAG ATP World Team Championship, CO (Argentina) May 23-June 6 - Roland Garros, CO (Rafael Nadal) June 7-13 - Gerry Weber Open, GO (Lleyton Hewitt) June 7-13 - AEGON Championships, GO (Sam Querrey) June 13-19 - UNICEF Open, GO (Sergiy Stakhovsky) June 13-19 - AEGON International, GO (Michael Llodra) June 21-July 4 - The Championships, GO (Rafael Nadal) July 5-11 - Campbell's Hall of Fame Championship, GO (Mardy Fish) July 5-11 - Davis Cup II July 12-18 - MercedesCup, CO (Albert Montanes) July 12-18 - SkiStar Swedish Open, CO (Nicolas Almagro) July 19-25 - International German Open, CO (Andrey Golubev) July 19-25 - Atlanta Tennis Championships, HO (Mardy Fish) July 25-Aug. 1 - Allianz Suisse Open, CO (Nicolas Almagro) July 26-Aug. 1 - Farmers Classic Open, HO (Sam Querrey) July 26-Aug. 1 - Studena Croatia Open Umag, CO (Juan Carlos Ferrero) Aug. 1-8 - Legg Mason Classic, Washington, HO Aug. 9-15 - Rogers Cup, Toronto, HO Aug. 15-22 - Western &Southern Financial Group Masters, Mason, Ohio, HO Aug. 22-28 - Pilot Pen Tennis, New Haven, Conn., HO Aug. 30-Sept. 12 - U.S. Open, New York, HO Sept. 13-19 - Davis Cup III Sept. 20-26 - Open de Moselle, Metz, France, HI Sept. 20-26 - BCR Open Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, CO Sept. 27-Oct. 3 - Proton Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, HI Sept. 27-Oct. 3 - PTT Thailand Open, Bangkok, Thailand, HI Oct. 4-10 - China Open, Beijing, H0 Oct. 4-10 - Rakuten Japan Open, Tokyo, HO Oct. 10-17 - Shanghai Rolex Masters, Shanghai, China, HO Oct. 18-24 - If Stockholm Open, Stockholm, Sweden, HI Oct. 18-24 - Kremlin Cup, Moscow, HI Oct. 24-31 - St. Petersburg Open, St. Petersburg, Russia, HI Oct. 25-31 - Grand Prix de Tenis de Lyon, Lyon, France, HI Oct. 25-31 - Bank Austria Tennis Trophy, Vienna, Austria, HI Oct. 25-31 - TBA, Montpellier, France, HI Nov. 1-7 - Davidoff Swiss Indoors Basel, Basel, Switzerland, HI Nov. 1-7 - Open de Tenis Comunidad Valenciana, Valencia, Spain, HI Nov. 7-14 - BNP Paribas Masters, Paris, HI Nov. 14-21 - Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, London, HI Nov. 22-28 - Davis Cup Final