Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai quarters

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The one positive for Cilic, however, is that sole victory happened to be a 6-1, 6-3 trouncing in Beijing, their only previous meeting in Chinese territory, holding some hope for the Croat in Shanghai come Saturday's semi.

Rafael Nadal tied Andre Agassi for seventh place on the list of all-time Open Era wins when he reached the Shanghai Masters semifinals on Friday.

The two friends headed into a deciding set with Dimitrov in the ascendancy and the pro-Nadal crowd fearing an upset.

Earlier, Marin Cilic, ranked fourth, showed the exit to the American Steve Johnson 7-6 (1), 6-4.

Dimitrov battled hard in the final set but Nadal was keen to avoid going the distance once more and took the final set 6-3.

Nadal served out the set and had a chance to gain the upper hand in the second, but Dimitrov saved a break point before taking a 3-2 lead and the pumped-up sixth seed clenched his fist upon winning his next service game.

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"I think he played a great match, maybe one of the best of the season", Zverev said. I have to try to keep focus and hold that momentum.

Dimitrov raced in to unleash a backhand victor for a break point in the fourth game of the final set, but Nadal thwarted him again and claimed the decisive break to lead 4-2 before sealing yet another win.

Roger Federer, second-seeded behind Nadal, is also disposed quickly of the qualified Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-2.

The 36-year-old broke the world number 41 in the first game before saving a break point in the tenth to seal the opening set 6-4.

"I was a little bit angry with myself just with not keeping up the good tennis at that moment", Cilic said.

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