Novak Djokovic Looking Ready to Challenge Rafael Nadal on Clay Again

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Novak Djokovic Looking Ready to Challenge Rafael Nadal on Clay Again
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Novak Djokovic confirmed he is still the biggest threat to Rafael Nadal on clay after a cobweb-shedding workout of just 69 minutes in the ATP Masters event here against the Spanish qualifier Albert Montañés. The Serb was strong in the serve, moved comfortably over the clay on his recently rolled right ankle and was happy with a 6-2, 6-3 win – sealed with just his third ace – to book a third-round match to savour, against the in-form Stanislas Wawrinka.

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