Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal is eyeing his ninth Monte-Carlo Masters title.Reuters

World No 1, Rafael Nadal takes on his compatriot David Ferrer in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Monte-Carlo Masters at the Court Central in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, on Friday.

Where to Watch Live

The play is scheduled to begin at 11:30am BST. Live coverage will be available on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Real-time internet updates and the live streaming link are available on ATP's official website.


Nadal progressed into the quarterfinal of the Monte-Carlo Masters with a victory against Andres Seppi in the third round.

The 27-year-old Spaniard registered a comfortable victory, 6-1, 6-3, against the Italian on Thursday.

Nadal, who has previously won the competition eight times in Monte-Carlo, is gunning to qualify into his 10th straight final here and must overcome his fellow Spaniard in the process.

Ferrer progressed into the last-eight after beating World No 14, Grigor Dimitrov in the previous round. The 32-year-old Spaniard needed 96 minutes to defeat the Bulgarian, 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday.

The winner of this clash will face the winner between World No 3, Stanislas Wawrinka and World No 10, Milos Raonic in the semi-final on Saturday.


Nadal holds a staggering lead of 21-5 over Ferrer in overall meetings. The pair have clashed five times in Grand Slam events and Nadal holds a 3-2 lead over his compatriot.

Nadal also holds a 4-1 lead in the last five meetings.

Monte-Carlo Masters History

Nadal and Ferrer have clashed thrice in Monte-Carlo in the past and the former has prevailed on all occasions.