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Nadal slams possible match format change

BEIJING:¬†Rafael Nadal slammed changes being mulled by tennis governing bodies to shorten matches and make them more TV-friendly, saying Sunday that the move goes against the sport's "values". "The kind of matches that stay on (in) the memory and on the history of our sport are a little bit long matches and dramatic matches that become emotional," Nadal told reporters in Beijing. Women's tennis boss Steve Simon said last week the WTA was considering introducing super tie-breakers and no-ad scoring for singles matches. The…