Kei Nishikori will become the first Japanese player to play in the Monte Carlo Masters final when he faces Rafael Nadal on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal's reign as the 'King of Clay' showed no sign of ending as he beat Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final.
An 11th Monte Carlo title is in sight for Rafael Nadal, who looked in extremely ominous form against Dominic Thiem.
Dominic Thiem may have ended Novak Djokovic's Monte Carlo Masters campaign, but the Serbian saw plenty of positives to take.
Tennis star Roger Federer, snowboarder Chloe Kim and figure skater Adam Rippon also made the list.
If he is to overcome Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo, Dominic Thiem knows he must step up a gear from his win over Novak Djokovic.
The quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters will feature Rafael Nadal for the 14th consecutive year.
Novak Djokovic's run at the Monte Carlo Masters came to an end against Dominic Thiem, who outlasted the two-time champion.
Marin Cilic advanced to the quarter-finals with a walkover against Milos Raonic, who pulled out of the Monte Carlo Masters injured.
Aljaz Bedene was swept aside by Rafael Nadal in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters, leaving the Spaniard in a positive mood.