Rafael Nadal of Spain waves after winning against Peter Gojowczyk of Germany during men's singles second round match at the China Open tennis tournament in the National Tennis Center of Beijing on October 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO
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World No. 2 Rafael Nadal Thursday sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues.The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter Gojowczyk 6-3 6-4 in an hour and 45 minutes to set up a last eight clash with Martin Klizan at the ATP 500 event.The Czech only managed to make 32 percent of his first serves and now meets eighth seed and big server John Isner in the quarterfinals.Elsewhere on Beijing's blue hard courts, Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov beat Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-4 6-4 to set up a quarterfinal clash with world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, while sixth seed Andy Murray overcame Pablo Cuevas 6-2 6-2 .
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