Tennis: Rafael Nadal heads to semi-finals after defeating Fabio Fognini


Rafael NadalSpain International and World number two Rafael Nadal who is the defending champion of the Rogers Cup title has beaten Fabio Fognini to move into the semi-finals of the competition in Montreal.

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Nadal is seeking a fifth Rogers Cup title after he started slowly before dispatching the Italian with a 2-6 6-1 6-2 win.

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He will now tackle Gael Monfils or Roberto Bautista Agut, who will return on Saturday to complete their rain delayed match – Monfils was 30-0 up in the first game when play was suspended.

Russian pair Daniil Medvedev and Karen Khachanov meet in the other semi-final.

“It was an up-and-down match, but a positive match for me because I played better and better as it went on,” Rafael Nadal said.

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Eighth-seeded Medvedev breezed past Austrian second seed Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-1 while Khachanov overcame German number three seed Alexander Zverev 6-3 6-3.

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