RG: Rafael Nadal Records 50th Match Win On Parisian Clay


World Number 2, Rafael Nadal defeated No. 12 seed Nicolas Almagro 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday for a place in the semi-finals. Rafa won his 50th match on Parisian clay, without dropping a set. Nadal now leads Almagro 8-0 in their FedEx ATP Head2Head series (6-0 on clay).

Nadal became the sixth player to win 50 plus matches at Roland Garros. The World No. 2 joined Guillermo Vilas (56), Roger Federer (54), Ivan Lendl (53), Andre Agassi (51) and Nicola Pietrangeli (50).

Rafa faces David Ferrer in the semifinal after he defeated Andy Murray 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-2. Rafa Nadal has a winning recored (Head 2 Head) versus Ferrer 15 - 4. 12-1 on clay H2H last time David defeated Rafa on clay was back in 2004 in Stuttgart.

Video links from Roland Garros Official site

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