Rafael Nadal menjulang gelaran Terbuka Itali buat kali ke-10 dengan kemenangan 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 ke atas Novak Djokovic semalam.
Novak Djokovic was powerless to stop Rafael Nadal securing a 10th Internazionali d'Italia title and the Spaniard is not stopping there.
Novak Djokovic could not deny the remarkable Rafael Nadal, who secured yet another title in Rome on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic fought off a tenacious Italian opponent and the partisan Rome crowd to reach the Internazionali d'Italia men's final.
Reigning Internazionali BNL d'Italia champion Novak Djokovic has work to do when his quarter-final with Stefanos Tsitsipas resumes.
The majority of the big names advanced in Rome on Thursday, but Rafael Nadal almost suffered another clay-court defeat.
Rafael Nadal menundukkan pilihan utama, Jannik Sinner, dalam Kejohanan Tenis Internazionali BNL d'Italia sementara Daniil Medvedev terkandas, awal pagi tadi.
Daniil Medvedev saw his woe on clay continue as he was beaten by fellow Russian Aslan Karatsev, but Rafael Nadal is safely through.
Taylor Fritz progressed to a meeting with world number one Novak Djokovic in Rome, while Rafael Nadal will face Jannik Sinner.
Alexander Zverev dumped Rafael Nadal out of the Madrid Open on Friday and the Spanish icon was at a loss to explain how it happened.