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Makarova upsets Azarenka in Madrid; Nadal wins

Wednesday - 5/8/2013, 12:52pm  ET

Ekaterina Makarova from Russia returns the ball during the match against Victoria Azarenka from Belarus at the Madrid Open tennis tournament, in Madrid, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) -- Ekaterina Makarova of Russia upset third-ranked Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 Wednesday to reach the third round of the Madrid Open.

Rafael Nadal swept past Benoit Paire 6-3, 6-4, spoiling the Frenchman's 24th birthday.

Azarenka, runner-up in Madrid the past two years, lost her temper, broke her racket and argued with the chair umpire.

The Belarusian double-faulted five times and got in just over half of her first serves. The 24th-ranked Makarova had 60 percent first-serve accuracy.


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