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Nadal denied title in comeback tournament

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Horacio Zeballos denied Rafael Nadal a fairytale finish to his comeback tournament, rallying to hand the Spaniard a rare clay court defeat in the $410,200 ATP event here. 

Argentina's Horacio Zeballos hits a return to Rafael Nadal during the ATP Vina del Mar tournament final match, in Vina del Mar, about 120 km northwest of Santiago, on February 10, 2013. Zeballos won 6-7 (2/6), 7-6 (8/6), 6-4.

Zeballos, ranked 73rd in the world and playing in just his second ATP Tour final, rallied to beat the former world number one 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (8/6), 6-4.

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