Buenos Aires: Rafael Nadal remains on track to defend his Argentina Open title after a straight-sets quarter-final victory over Paolo Lorenzi in Buenos Aires.
Rafael Nadal plays a shot during the Argentina Open. Pic/AFP
Nadal beat the 34-year-old Italian 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 to chalk up the 346th victory of his career on clay.
The Spaniard will face fifth seed Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals after the Austrian beat Dusan Lajovic 6-4 6-2 in an hour and 20 minutes.