Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarter-final

Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarter-final

Nadal needed an hour and 37 minutes on court to dispatch fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (7-1) 6-2.

Muguruza said she first heard about the incident while sitting in a rain delay during a match against Madison Keys on Thursday.

Despite his semifinal loss, Rafael Nadal will return to No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings on Monday.

Roared on by the crowd, Nadal broke Kyrgios for the first time to level the match at 5-5.

"I knew that a lot of the conditions and everything about this tournament, my schedule - a lot of things have worked in my favor this week", Isner said.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria will clash in the final of the Cincinnati Masters after they both won their last four encounters today.

The 26-year-old, who is the world number 11, won 6-3 7-5 to claim his third title of the season following victories in Brisbane and Sofia.

The 22-year-old Australian will play Grigor Dimitrov for the title after the Bulgarian tamed the big serve of John Isner to win 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (12-10) in Saturday's earlier semi-final.

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In the women's doubles, Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei also played two matches, winning both. I played some good points.

"He was a nightmare to play, especially because, you know, I'm a tall guy and he's not the tallest guy", Nick Kyrgios said of his opponent.

The Pliskova-Wozniacki victor will advance to a Saturday semi-final against Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza, who ousted Russian eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 in a matchup of two-time Grand Slam winners that lasted two hours, 45 minutes.

"Being able to compete at a final, it's always a great feeling".

Kyrgios had no signs of fatigue even though he was playing his second match of the day against Nadal. Neither player converted a service break in the marathon match.

Ferrer upset Austria's eighth-ranked Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-3, while Isner fired 25 aces in beating U.S. wild card Jared Donaldson 7-6 (7/4), 7-5 and Dimitrov downed Japan's Yuichi Sugita 6-2, 6-1. "I'm ready to get dinner and get in bed because I'm so exhausted". "I could hit the ball".

"It's going to be a tough match", Kyrgios said.

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