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Nadal and Ljubicic earn easy win

Nadal and Ljubicic earn easy win
By Eurosport

07/06/2006 at 18:00Updated

An impertinent teenager and an over-awed Frenchman proved no match for the seasoned muscle of Rafael Nadal and Ivan Ljubicic at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

An impertinent teenager and an over-awed Frenchman proved no match for the seasoned muscle of Rafael Nadal and Ivan Ljubicic at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

Re-Live Benneteau v Ljubicic

Defending champion Nadal coasted through to the last four when 19-year-old Serbian Novak Djokovic retired with a bad back having lost the first two sets of their quarter-final 6-4 6-4.

Spain's Nadal will next face fourth seed Ljubicic after the Croatian hardman pummelled unseeded Julien Benneteau of France 6-2 6-2 6-3 to reach his first grand slam semi-final Re-Live Djokovic v Nadal

Day 11 Results:

4-Ivan Ljubicic (CRO) beat Julien Benneteau (FRA) 6-2 6-2 6-3

2-Rafael Nadal (ESP) beat Novak Djokovic (SCG) 6-4 6-4 RET.

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