Rafael Nadal kept the quest for his seventh title at the Rome Masters alive on Friday with a three set win over David Ferrer. Top seed Novak Djokovic wasn't as lucky however, blowing a 6-2, 5-2 lead in losing to Tomas Berdych.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal took one step closer to setting up a semifinal clash at the Rome Masters on Thursday, winning their respective third-round matches. Juan Martin del Potro continued his poor form as of late, losing to Benoit Paire in two sets.
Day 4 action in Rome produced many upsets including Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kei Nishikori bowing out of the event. However, the King of Clay Rafa Nadal didn't struggle in taking out Fabio Fognini in two tidy sets.
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer where easy winners on Day 3 action at the Rome Masters on Tuesday. Nicolas Almagro and Tommy Haas weren't as fortunate however, losing first-round encounters to Julien Benneteau and Mikhail Youzhny respectively.
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