Nadal and Fed­erer ad­vance in Shang­hai

The Palm Beach Post - - SPORTS -

Rafael Nadal won his 14th con­sec­u­tive match to reach the Shang­hai Mas­ters quar­ter­fi­nals, beat­ing Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 6-1.

Fognini oc­cu­pied Nadal for 63 min­utes, nine min­utes longer Nadal’s sec­ond-round match.

Roger Fed­erer, seeded sec­ond to Nadal, also was not de­tained for long as he de­feated qual­i­fier Alexandr Dol­go­polov 6-4, 6-2.

In the quar­ter­fi­nals, Nadal will play sixth-seeded Grigor Dim­itrov, who got past Sam Quer­rey of the U.S. 6-3, 7-6 (3); Fed­erer will play Richard Gas­quet.

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