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Nadal in 700 club and into Wimbledon Rosol rematch

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World number one Rafael Nadal buried the misery of his 2013 Wimbledon first round exit on Tuesday to set up a rematch with Lukas Rosol, the Czech who condemned him to a humiliating second round loss in 2012. 

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates beating Slovakia's Martin Klizan during their men's singles first round match on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 24, 2014

Second seed Nadal, fresh from his ninth French Open triumph and bidding for a 15th Grand Slam title, became only the 11th man to record 700 tour wins as he beat Slovakia's world number 51 Martin Klizan, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3.

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