19 Aug 2011

Nadal fully extended in Ohio

8:16 am on 19 August 2011

The world tennis number two Rafael Nadal was taken to three tie-breaker sets by his unseeded countryman Fernando Verdasco this morning before reaching the quarter-finals of the Cincinatti Masters in Ohio.

Three other seeded players Andy Murray, Mardy Fish and Tomas Berdych are also through to the last eight.