Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal failed to reach the final of the competition in Barcelona, losing to Austrian Dominic Thiem, – 4/6, 4/6.
The fight lasted 2 hours and 4 minutes. The second racket of the world, 32-year-old Rafael, made one ace and five double faults. 25-year-old Dominic, who occupies the fifth position in the world classification, recorded two breaks and five aces.
The Spaniard remains the leader in the personal meetings of the players – 8: 4. In the finals of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell tournament, Thiem will play with Daniil Medvedev.