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Nadal, Federer And Del Potro Advance To Quarter-Finals In Shanghai

- Having fulfilled the forecasts in the Masters 1000 of Shanghai, the two maximum favorites and the Argentine raffled their respective obstacles

◼ The Shanghai Masters 1,000 is the penultimate of the season, with the lack of Paris starting October 30

Shanghai, China - The 1,000 Masters of Shanghai witnessed the world number one victories of, Rafael Nadal; Grand Slam winner Roger Federer; and the Argentine Juan Martín del Potro in the final eight.

The Matador of Mallorca defeated in an hour the Italian Fabio Fognini in partial runs of 6-3 and 6-1 to summon in the quarterfinals with the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, that on Wednesday eliminated the American Sam Querrey.

His Majesty also won in consecutive sets (6-4 and 6-2) to the Ukrainian Aleksandr Dolgopolov and now he will encounter the Frenchman Richard Gasquet on the way to his sixth title this season, as well as the top of the Ranking ATP that Nadal has.

Finally, the Tandil Tower gave the surprise of the day with victory over the fourth seed of the world, the young German Alexander Zverev, in an even match that was defined in almost two hours by 3-6, 7-6 and 6-4 .

The Argentine will now play quarter-finals against the winner of the match between American John Isner and Serbian Viktor Troicki.

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