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China Open Semi Final: Rafael Nadal vs. Tomas Berdych
Rafael Nadal had a monumental victory against Fabio Fognini in the quarter finals to progress at the China Open in Beijing today, with a score of 2-6, 6-4, 6-1. His opponent in the semi final is Tomas Berdych. This is an important match for Rafa, because a victory will put Rafa back to World No. 1.
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm local, 12:30 am EDT (US), 6:30 am CET, 5:30 am BST
Rafa and Berdych have met a total of 18 times, with Rafa holding a solid 15-3 lead in the series. Rafa has defeated Berdych seven times on hard courts, the most recent being in the semifinals at Cincinnati this year. Rafa remains undefeated by Berdych since 2006. This will be their fourth meeting in 2013.
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