Tennis: Nadal into Monte Carlo semi-finals

Spain's Nadal celebrates winning against Diego Schwartzman of Argentina.
Spain's Nadal celebrates winning against Diego Schwartzman of Argentina.PHOTO: EPA

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) - Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal reached the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday by seeing off Argentina's Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4.

Nadal will next face David Goffin who stunned world number two Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5.