Rafael Nadal books John Isner clash in Beijing
World number one Rafael Nadal moved into the China Open quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-3 win over Russia’s Karen Khachanov.
The Spaniard, who saved two match points in a testing opening match against Lucas Pouille, was imperious under pressure as he fended off all six break points he faced.
China Open men's results
1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Karen Khachanov (Russia) 6-3 6-3
6-John Isner (US) beat Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 6-0 6-3