On Friday, Rafael Nadal will play his quarter-final match at the China Open in Beijing against Martin Klizan, who advanced when Ernests Gulbis retired with a shoulder injury while trailing 6-2, 3-0.
Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
TIME: Not before 7:30 pm local time, 1:30 pm CET (Spain, France, Germany, Italy) 12:30 pm BST (United Kingdom) 7:30 am EDT (New York, Montreal). To convert to your local time, use this website.
Our champ has a 14-2 record in Beijing, which includes a title run on his tournament debut (d. Coria) and a runner-up finish last year (l. to Djokovic). This week, he is attempting to lift the 65th trophy of his career and a fifth title of 2014.
Rafa has played the 25-year-old eleven twice before and leads the series 2-o. Here are the matches they have played against each other: