Sat May 13, 2017 06:09AM
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning against Belgium tennis player David Goffin during the ATP Madrid Open quarter final match in Madrid, on May 12, 2017. Nadal won 7-6 and 6-2. (AFP)
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning against Belgium tennis player David Goffin during the ATP Madrid Open quarter final match in Madrid, on May 12, 2017. Nadal won 7-6 and 6-2. (AFP)
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The four-time Madrid Open champion Rafael Nadal has made it through to the semifinals following a straight sets victory over David Goffin of Belgium.

The world No. 5 was pushed all the way by Goffin in the first set. But, he eventually took control of the tie-break to take the opener 7-6. The 30-year-old continued his dominance in the second and held on to win 6-2.

Next up for the Spaniard is a meeting with world No. 2 Novak Djokovic. The pair will meet for the 50th time on Saturday in one of the most exciting showdowns tennis has ever seen.