Rafael Nadal will face Fabio Fognini of Italy in the quarter finals in Beijing on Friday after defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 7-6(3) in round 2 of the China Open.
Date: Friday, October 4, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm local, 12:30 am EDT (US), 6:30 am CET, 5:30 am BST
Rafa has played Fognini, currently world no. 19, twice this year on clay and has a 2-0 head-to-head record. Their last meeting was at the French Open.
|Year||Tournament & City||Surface||Round||Winner & Score|
7-6(5), 6-4, 6-4 Stats
|2013||ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome
6-1, 6-3 Stats
Before meeting on court, Rafa made Fognini famous for something else. By now, we’ve all been acquainted with this video. For those of you that haven’t, here it is again (may be NSFW).