Defending champ Nadal advances to Rogers Cup quarterfinals

Tennis: Thiem beats Cilic at Rogers Cup, advances to quarters

Nadal fought back from a set down to beat Fabio Fognini 2-6 6-1 6-2.

The eighth-seeded Medvedev beat second-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-3, 6-1, and the sixth-seeded Khachanov topped third-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany 6-3, 6-3.

Following the victory which came under blustery conditions, Nadal said that it is good to play in tough circumstances as the player who has different options to play has better chance to survive in the match.

Daniil Medvedev, of Russian Federation, reaches out for the ball in his match against Dominic Thiem, of Austria, during quarterfinal play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

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"Of course, I was expecting a tougher match", said Medvedev.

Nadal goes into his 7th Canadian Open semifinal where he will take on either Roberto Bautista Agut or Gael Monfils.

The Spanish great has been troubled by Fognini in the past, losing to the Italian in Monte Carlo earlier this year.

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"We haven't played since NY, which was a really good match for her", said Williams, adding that she feels her own game is coming on as she'd hoped in the buildup to this year's US Open at Flushing Meadows. Let's see if I am able to."Who will win the latest @FedEx ATP Head2Head clash between these players?Nadal leads the series 11-4". He also won the event here in 2005 - his first hardcourt victory - and in 2008 in Toronto. Is true that during his career he had some up and downs.

Up next for Thiem will be Russian eighth seed Daniil Medvedev, a 6-3, 6-3 victor over Chile's Cristian Garin.

Today is 8 August and we are gonna behold the tennis opposition between Karen Khachanov and Felix Auger Aliassime! "It saved me a lot of energy".

Zverev, the third seed and No. 7 player in the world, slammed his racket in frustration in the first set, which elicited a negative reaction from the crowd.

In the semi-finals Williams will face Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova, who advanced when Wimbledon champion Simona Halep retired with Achilles tendon trouble after dropping their first set 6-4.

In June, Khachanov became the first Russian to be ranked in the top-10 since Mikhail Youzhny in February 2011, and Medvedev joined him last month.

"I played a great game in the second [set] and he had a bad game in the second game".

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