Britain’s Cameron Norrie will face Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Friday.
Norrie reached the final eight after Belgian eighth seed David Goffin retired injured.
Goffin obtained therapy for a leg downside after seven video games of the second set and, regardless of profitable the subsequent recreation, give up whereas down 6-Zero 3-5.
Twenty-time Grand Slam winner Nadal beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-Zero 2-6 6-2 to arrange a second assembly with Norrie.
The Spanish world quantity three beat the 25-year-old Briton in the third spherical of the Australian Open in February.
Nadal is trying to declare a 12th Barcelona Open title, whereas Norrie’s progress in the competitors may see the British quantity two transfer again into the world’s high 50.