Nadal retains second position in current tennis world rankings
Federer World number-3, Thimm world's 5th tennis player
Madrid (Spain). Rafael Nadal, second seed player of the Men's World Ranking, reached the semifinals of the Madrid Open. He beat Stan Wawrinka 6-1, 6-2 in the quarter-finals. At the same time, World No. 3 Roger Federer's campaign ended in the quarter-finals. World number 5 Dominic Thimm beat them 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 in a 2-hour 11-minute match. Thimmy will now face Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals. At the same time, Nadal will have to overcome the challenge of Stefanoos Sitasipas to reach the finals.
Nadal's record to win most titles in ATP Masters 1000 tournament
Nadal will play semi-finals of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament with 70th time as well as defeating Wawrinka. He has won the title of the ATP Masters 1000 Tournament so far at 33 times. Novak Djokovic, who won 32 titles at number two Roger Federer has done his name for 28 times in this tournament's trophy.