Tennis: Nadal targets further improvement in Barcelona

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Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal hits a return during a training session at the Barcelona Open "Conde de Godo" tennis tournament in Barcelona. Photo - AFP
Nadal is only seeded second despite leapfrogging top seed and defending champion Kei Nishikori to move back to fourth in the world with his run in Monte Carlo.

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