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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal beaten by Alexander Zverev in quarter-finals

Germany's Alexander Zverev beat Rafael Nadal for the first time on clay to reach his second Madrid Open semi-final.

It was his third straight victory over the 34-year-old.

Zverev will face third seed Dominic Thiem in the last four after the Austrian defeated American John Isner 3-6 6-3 6-4.