The match lasted 1 hour and 27 minutes. During this time, 29-year-old Nishikori completed two aces, twice made a mistake in filing and realized two break points, and 26-year-old Schwartzman twice passed through, made one double mistake and made five breaks. Previously, the score in personal meetings was 3-0 in favor of the Japanese.
In the semifinals of the tournament Internazionali BNL D’Italia Schwartzman will fight with Serb Novak Djokovic or his compatriot Juan Martin Del Potro.
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