Nadal eases previous Norrie in Barcelona

Nadal had overwhelmed Norrie on the Australian Open in February

Rafael Nadal stayed heading in the right direction for his twelfth Barcelona Open title with a 6-1 6-4 win over British quantity two Cameron Norrie within the quarter-finals.

The 34-year-old had far an excessive amount of ability and guile on his favoured clay floor.

The world quantity three swept by the opening set however though Norrie made extra of a battle of it within the second, Nadal was too good.

“I performed nicely initially then I finished a bit bit within the second,” mentioned the Spaniard.

“I want to carry the extent of depth for the entire match in the case of the semi-final.”

He’ll face compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta within the final 4 whereas the opposite semi-final pits Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas towards Italian Jannik Sinner.

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