Nadal into semi-final of Rogers Cup


    Rafael Nadal is into the semi-final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal after beating Fabio Fognini 2-6 6-1 6-2.

    The defending champ, seeking his fifth title, will face Gael Monfils or Roberto Bautista Agut, due to return today to complete their rain delayed match.

    Monfils was 30-0 up in the first game when play was stopped.

    Nadal, speaking after his win, said: “It was an up-and-down match, but a positive match for me because I played better and better as it went on”.

    For the next semi-final, Russian pair Daniil Medvedev and Karen Khachanov will come up against each other.