Rafael Nadal (ATP-2) has on Thursday placed for the quarter-finals of the ATP tournament in Monte Carlo. The Spaniard won in the third round with a 6-4 and 6-1 of the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (ATP 28).
Last year it was Nadal and Dimitrov also opposite to each other in the semi-finals. Also when won Nadal with 6-4 and 6-1 on the Monegasque clay.
Nadals next opponent is the Argentine Guido Pella (ATP-35). That vloerde the Italian Marco Cecchinato (ATP-16) 6-4, 4-6 and 6-4.
The 32-year-old Spaniard won the prestigious graveltoernooi the past three years. With eight consecutive victories between 2005 and 2012 are counter in Monte Carlo on eleven.