Nadal faced another Spaniard Pablo Correna Busta in Friday’s quaterfinals and was given a run for his money. What a forehand winner By Busta on set point in the first set. Nadal recovered slowly and finally lending a set in the second 7-5 with his forehand causing the most damage.The French Open champion easily wrapped up the match 6-1 in the third.
The dark horse of this year’s tournament Milos Raonic of Canada also needed 3 sets to beat Frenchman Humbert. Milos served well throughout this match and hit the ball very well. Ugo did not lie down and die though. He had won the second 6-3 with some brilliant court coverage. In the third, Milos was facing match point in the tie break 4-6 and displayed great fighting spirit to win a close breaker 9-7.
Swiss veteran Wawrinka finally ran out of steam after a great week going down do Sasha Zverev. Russia’s Daniil Medvedev dominated Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman