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On a day when the leading men breezed through their second-round matches here at the Dubai Duty Free Championships, some of the biggest cheers were reserved for the session's most unlikely player. After Juan Martin del Potro had beaten Somdev Devvarman 6-4, 6-4 to earn a quarter-final meeting with Daniel Brands, the world No 7 was joined on court by his fellow Argentine, Diego Maradona, who was appointed as a sports ambassador for Dubai last summer.
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