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.