Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal [Reuters]

Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Pablo Andujar go head-to-head for a place in the final of the Rio Open 2014 at the Jockey Club Brasiliero in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.

Where to Watch

Play will begin after the completion of the first semi-final which is scheduled to be played 8:00pm GMT. Follow live updates of the game on the official website of ATP World Tour. Catch the highlights of the game on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD at 2:00pm on Sunday.


Rafael Nadal progressed to the last four of the competition after defeating Joao Sousa in the previous round, 6-1, 6-0, achieving the straight set victory in 75 minutes.

The World No 1 one is pitted in the semi-final against compatriot Pablo Andujar who managed to beat another Spaniard Tommy Robredo in the quarter-finals, 6-1, 6-1 in one hour.

The winner will face the winner of the match between David Ferrer and Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final on Sunday.

Nadal and Andujar have faced each other twice in the past and the former has been successful on both occasions.

Route to semi-finals

Rafael Nadal

  • First Round: 6-3, 7-5 v Daniel Gimeno-Traver
  • Second Round: 6-1, 6-2 v Albert Montanes
  • Quarter-finals: 6-1, 6-0 v Joao Sousa

Pablo Andujar

  • First Round: 6-4, 6-3 v Julian Reister
  • Second Round: Walkover v Martin Klizan
  • Quarter-finals: 6-1, 6-1 v Tommy Robredo