Rafael Nadal takes on Roberto Bautista Agut in the semi-final of the 2014 Mutua Madrid Open at the Estadio Manolo Santana, Spain, on Saturday.
Where to Watch Live
The match is set to begin at 2:30pm BST. Live coverage is on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Real-time internet updates and the live streaming link are available on the ATP official website.
Nadal secured his semi-final berth for the sixth time in the last seven years of the Madrid Masters after brushing aside the challenge from sixth seed Tomas Berdych. The World No 1 needed 88 minutes to register a 6-4, 6-2 victory over his Czech counterpart.
The defending champion eyes his fourth title at the Spanish capital and now faces his compatriot in Bautista Agut. The 26-year-old humbled Colombian qualifier Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-4 in straight sets in a match that lasted 87 minutes.
Nadal will be hoping to maintain his winning streak and go unbeaten in Madrid before attempting to defend his Internazionali BNL d'Italia and Roland Garros titles.
The winner of this clash will face the winner of the other semi-final between World No 5, David Ferrer and 10th seed, Kei Nishikori in the final on Sunday.
Route to Semi-finals
- First Round: Bye
- Second Round: 6-1, 6-0 v Juan Monaco
- Third Round: 6-1, 6-4 v Jarkko Nieminen
- Quarterfinal: 6-4, 6-2 v Tomas Berdych
Roberto Bautista Agut
- First Round: 6-4, 6-4 v Tommy Robredo
- Second Round: 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1 v Fernando Verdasco
- Third Round: 6-4, 6-2 v Lukasz Kubot
- Quarterfinal: 6-3, 6-4 v Santiago Giraldo
Nadal and Bautista Agut have never faced each other in any competition and are facing each other for the first time in their careers.