Rafael Nadal continued to re-establish his impeccable clay credentials as the seven-time champion scored two victories Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open.
Spanish player Rafael Nadal retruns the ball to his compatriot Albert Ramos during the Barcelona Open tennis tournament in Barcelona on April 26, 2013. Nadal won 6-3, 6-0.
Due to rain on Thursday which wiped out much of the programme, the second seed did double duty in both the third round and quarter-finals, defeating Frenchman Benoit Paire 7-6 (7/2), 6-2 in the morning and following up with a more substantial victory over Spanish compatriot Albert Ramos 6-3, 6-0 in late afternoon.
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