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Portuguese Aces

Faro-born world Nº 97 Rui Machado was beaten 6-2, 6-3 by Jaroslav Popisil during their second round encounter at an ATP Challenger in Germany. Meanwhile promising Portuguese junior Frederico Silva advanced as far as the last 16 of the Wimbledon boy’s tournament and will be hoping to one day emulate Novak Djokovic who dethroned Rafael Nadal in the final of the senior event.