Rafael Nadal
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Former World No 1 Rafael Nadal will take on Stanislas Wawrinka in the Men's quarter final clash of the 2015 Rome Masters on Friday.

Where to watch live

The match starts at 8pm 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.

Overview

Nadal sealed a place in the last eight of the ongoing competition after defeating American tennis star John Isner in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. He won the first match of the Rome Masters also comfortably in straight sets.

The 28-year-old Spaniard will be looking for a third straight set victory in order to seal a berth in the semi final on Saturday, if he manages to beat his quarter final opponent.

Stanislas Wawrinka
Stanislas WawrinkaGetty

Meanwhile, Wawrinka progressed to the quarter final following his victory over Dominic Thiem. The first set was decided on a tie breaker, which went in the Swiss tennis ace's favour. He won the match 7-6, 6-4.

Nadal has won the Rome Masters on seven occasions and he will be looking to regain the title from the hands of defending champion Novak Djokovic this year.

Betting odds (888sport.com)

  • Rafael Nadal to win: 2/9
  • Stanislas Wawrinka to win: 16/5

Head-to-head

Nadal has a comfortable 12-1 lead over Wawrinka in overall meetings. The pair had met in nine Masters events and the Spanaird has enjoyed success on each occasion. Nadal has a 4-1 lead over Wawrinka in the last five meetings.

Rome Masters history

Nadal has faced Wawrinka once in the Rome Masters in 2010. The former World No 1 won the tie comfortably 6-4, 6-1.