Competition
  • LaLiga Santander
  • Premier League
  • Serie A
  • Bundesliga
  • Ligue 1
  • LaLiga SmartBank
  • Liga Holandesa
Liga Holandesa
Waalwijk Waalwijk WAA

-

Ajax Ajax AA

-

AZ Alkmaar AZ Alkmaar AZ

-

Heerenveen Heerenveen HEE

-

Twente Twente TWE

-

Willem II Willem II WII

-

VVV-Venlo VVV-Venlo VVV

-

Vitesse Vitesse VIT

-

Utrecht Utrecht UTR

-

PSV PSV PSV

-

Thiem stuns Rafa Nadal in Madrid quarters

MUTUA MADRID OPEN

Thiem stuns Rafa Nadal in Madrid quarters

Rafa Nadal.

JUAN AGUADO

DIARIO AS

The Austrian caught Nadal by surprise with a superb quarter-final performance in Madrid to set up a semi-final showdown with Kevin Anderson.

Madrid

Rafa Nadal  suffered a shock 7-5 6-3 defeat by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Friday, a result that means the Spaniard will lose the world number one ranking.

Nadal broken five times

Thiem, who lost to Nadal in the Monte Carlo quarter-finals last month, was the last player to beat the Spaniard on clay - at last year's Rome Masters.

Nadal had set a record of winning 50 consecutive sets on a single surface by beating Argentine Diego Schwartzman on Thursday.

Dominic Thiem celebrates his victory.

The 24-year-old Thiem broke Madrid title holder Nadal's serve five times before sealing victory with a powerful cross-court winner in just under two hours.

The Austrian, seeded fifth, will face South African Kevin Anderson in the semi-finals on Saturday.

0 Comments

Normas Show