20 june 2014
Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych will head to Wimbledon on the back of victories after triumphing at the BNP Paribas Classic on Friday.
World number one Nadal beat Spanish compatriot Tommy Robredo 7-5 6-3 at the grass-court exhibition event ahead of his bid to take the All England Club title for the third time.
Nadal, who has been drawn to face Martin Klizan in the first round of the year's third grand slam, is seeded second at Wimbledon and has already secured the French Open crown in 2014.
In the only other game at the Hurlingham Club, Berdych - beaten by Nadal in the 2010 Wimbledon final - overcame Japan's Kei Nishikori 4-6 6-3 10-4.
It's only an exhibition but it's part of Nadal's preparation... Good win and good practice on the grass, it will make him a little less rusty for the first round at Wimbledon and give him a little mental confidence...
Cool that Berdych also won... I know that it would be cool if they both celebrated together in the locker room... So hot... But let's get back to tennis please...
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