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Spain's Nadal and Lopez win gold in men's doubles

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Spain's Rafael Nadal (L) and Spain's Marc Lopez react after winning the men's doubles final tennis match against Romania's Florin Mergea and Romania's Horia Tecau at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2

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ByReuters
12/08/2016 at 23:52 | Updated 13/08/2016 at 01:01

Rafa Nadal and Marc Lopez of Spain won the Olympic men's doubles tennis title on Friday, beating Romania's Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau to secure their country's third gold medal of the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Nadal and Lopez beat the Romanians 6-2 3-6 6-4, while American duo Steve Johnson and Jack Sock beat Canada's Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil 6-2 6-4 to clinch bronze.

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