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Federer ousted by Nishikori in Madrid, Nadal, Murray through

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Defending champion Roger Federer was dumped out of the Madrid Masters on Thursday by world number 14 Kei Nishikori as the Japanese came through 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 in their third round clash. 

Japanese player Kei Nishikori returns the ball to Swiss player Roger Federer during their men's singles third round tennis match at the Madrid Masters at the Magic Box (Caja Magica) sports complex in Madrid on May 9, 2013.

Second seed Federer, who had just returned to the tour after a two-month break, joins world number one Novak Djokovic in being eliminated early in the Spanish capital and his lack of match practice showed.

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