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Murray and Nadal to meet in Madrid Open semifinals

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal will meet again in the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Saturday, a rematch of last year's final won by the British player.

The winner will face either Novak Djokovic or Kei Nishikori, who also won on Friday.

The second-ranked Murray defeated Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-2 to make it to the semis for the second consecutive Masters tournament on clay, while Nadal had to fight hard to get past Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-0, 4-6, 6-3.

Top-ranked Djokovic beat Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-4 to reach his fifth final of the year, and sixth-ranked Kei Nishikori edged Nick Kyrgios 6-7 (6), 7-6 (1), 6-3 in a thriller that lasted 2 1/2 hours.

Djokovic got past...

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