US Open: Nadal wins quarters, enters last four

Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated Schwartzman wins 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 in the quarter finals of the US Open today. Speaking about his win, Nadal, said, 'Of course I made some mistake, but I’m super happy the way I accepted the situation and I accepted the challenge. Here I am in the semi-finals. It’s super important to me. It means everything.'When asked about his fitness, Nadal insists he’s OK despite those visits from the trainer in the final set.'Physically I came fine,' he says.

'Today was a very heavy day. Big humidity. I am this kind of player where I sweat a bit. Sometimes under these conditions it’s tough, but honestly I am happy that I had some critical moments at the end of the second and the beginning of the third. 'Nadal is the final player through to the men’s semi-finals, joining Grigor Dimitrov, Matteo Berrettini and Daniil Medvedev.