PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal reaches the Rogers Cup quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal reached the last eight in Montreal after beating Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets tonight. The three-time Rogers Cup champion defeated the Russian 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and 21 minutes.

Match statistics: aces (2-2), double faults (2-5), winners (20-14), unforced errors (26-29), total points won (74-62).

Rafa will face either David Goffin or Kei Nishikori for a place in the last four.


  1. Vamos Rafa, I am very happy for you. I hope you have much success and are victorious in your quarterfinal match. Yes, the VERY best in your quarterfinal match, I hope you feel good on court ,stay healthy, remain positive, play in the moment and don’t lose the baseline, but do lose all self-doubt – yes believe in yourself and your skill. And have the blessing of good luck too. God bless you Rafa, and love you, Marylynn

  2. Vamos Rafa! Am so glad you are back in top shape and you had great games! Truly a champion!! We love you from the Philippines!

  3. VAMOS DEAR RAFA!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) Congratulations on reaching the quarter Finals & for your strong, swift win today….. VAMOS!!!!!!!!! : ) GREAT MATCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Very fast & aggressively fought….. & YOU WON!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) Your game was powerful & stubbornly awesome!!!!!!!!!!! : ) 🙂 Very happy for you and your amazing command on the court!!!!!
    btw, GREAT job using your CHALLENGES…..keep doing that……& congratulations for moving on and not letting miscalls distract you…….VAMOS!!!!! : )
    Have fun celebrating & recharging……& best wishes moving forward…….enjoy lots of fun playing your next Doubles & Singles…… no one has your endurance & the field is full of possibilities!!!!!!! : ) God bless you & VAMOS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : )

  4. Way to go, dear Rafa 😍 Another great victory. – Congrats. Very happy for you 😊😘 All the best at your next match. VAMOS! 😃❤️ You can do it champ.🎾⭐️👍

  5. Great match today. Take rest and all the best for the next round. Good night from Germany. Vamos Rafa <3 <3 <3

  6. Vamos Rafa, awh so amazing match! So happy for you!. Good luck against Nisikori in the quarter final. You can do it Rafa!

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