Cincinnati Masters: Rafael Nadal edges Roger Federer as Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic crash out

The pair have met a total of 31 times, with Rafael Nadal winning 21 of those. Roger Federer suffered only his second loss in the last five editions in Cincinnati.

updated: August 17, 2013 10:52 IST
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Cincinnati, Ohio: The world's top two tennis players, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, both suffered shock defeats Friday, while Rafael Nadal stormed back to beat longtime rival Roger Federer at the Cincinnati Masters.

Number three Nadal booked a spot in the semi-finals by rallying past Federer, with the Swiss player saving four match points in a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 loss.

The pair have met a total of 31 times, with Nadal winning 21 of those.

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