Rafael Nadal battles past Grigor Dimitrov to reach China Open final
Rafael Nadal battles past Grigor Dimitrov to reach China Open final
Nadal saves 2 match points to enter China Open 2nd round
08 October, 2017, 01:05
Dimitrov booked his place in the last four on Beijing's outside hard courts with a 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-2 victory over another Spaniard, Roberto Bautista Agut.
This year, Nadal beat Dimitrov 6: 3, 5: 7, 7: 6 (5), 6: 7 (4), 6: 4 in the semifinals of the Australian Open in January.
Nadal broke Isner's serve in the 9th game of the first set, which was the only break for the two players during the 104-minute fight.
"Just something came to my eye, that's all", Nadal, who is aiming to win the men's competition for a sixth time, said. "It was bothering me for a while".
However, the oldest of the lot, Roger Federer, is set to compete in Shanghai next week and Nadal refused to add his powerful voice to those demanding fewer tournaments.
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Nadal, 31, the top seed who is coming off a third US Open title, saved two match points against Frenchman Lucas Pouille in his opener. "He's playing well", Nadal said after his quarter-final encounter on Friday. "He played huge. So let's see what's going on tomorrow".
"At the same time, I know we both want to win and I'm just really happy with the way I played today". "He's a great guy". Krygios was leading 6-0 3-0 when opponent Steve Darcis retired injured, and he will face Alexander Zverev in the next round. The big-serving American defeated Leonardo Mayer 6-0, 6-3. Halep beat Jelena Ostapenko 6-2, 6-4 to become the first Romanian No. 1 when the rankings are released Monday.
The 22-year-old Kyrgios and Nadal will meet for the fifth time, each winning twice in their careers.
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