Rafael Nadal continued his assault on the Shanghai Rolex Masters title on Thursday, which would further boost his chances of finishing year-end No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings for a fourth time (also 2008, 2010, 2013).
The Spanish superstar was at his dominant best against Italian Fabio Fognini in a 6-3, 6-1 victory that set up a quarter-final clash against sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov, who is hoping to join Nadal at next month’s Nitto ATP Finals.
Nadal opened up a 3-0 lead and lost just six...
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