Sorry about this result but Ferrer will be back, says Rafael Nadal after Mexican Open win

Nadal missed seven months with a left knee injury before making his comeback in the Latin American clay court season. On Saturday, he beat the three-time defending champion David Ferrer in just 65 minutes.

updated: March 03, 2013 13:25 IST
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Acapulco, Mexico: Rafael Nadal blasted past top seed and defending champion David Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 in Saturday's final of the Mexican Open in a powerful performance that indicated he has quickly returned to near his best after a long-term knee injury.

Ferrer was a three-time defending champion and had won 19 straight matches in this event, but he could find no answer to Nadal, losing to his Spanish compatriot in just one hour and five minutes.

Nadal surprised himself with the one-sided victory.

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