Rafael Nadal is getting his confidence back.

The Spaniard conceded just 4 games to Simone Bolelli to sail to the quarters without problems. The match against the Italian was 1 way traffic with Rafa scoring 56 points vs. Bolelli’s 35. Match Stats.

Rafa: My serve worked well

Nadal was particularly please with one of his weakest shots ”A serve here at altitude is very important, it cuts the options available to the return, limiting the possibility of someone breaking you. If your rival serves well, they can move you out of place. My serve has worked well and it gave me options.”

The quarter vs. Dimitrov

Rafa will play Grigor Dimitrov for a place in the final ”Dimitrov is a very complete player, one of the best in the world. He has proved he’s playing at a very high level, and I hope I’ll be prepared enough to compete with him tomorrow.”

Head to head is 5-0 for Rafa.

Head to head Nadal vs. Dimitrov


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ATP Madrid draw

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