Nadal dominated the return game, particularly on Dimitrov's second serves, winning 73.7 percent of his second-serve return points, up from his tour-leading mark of 56.9 percent over the past year.
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Meanwhile, Nadal, who is yet to drop a set this clay season, is scheduled to cross the swords with Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov for a place in the final.
He remains on course for a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo title and record 31st Masters.
Cilic, the Australian Open runner-up when the Japanese player was still recovering from a torn tendon, saved three match points and then won the tiebreaker in style. "Little bit sore still". They were to play their quarterfinal later Friday. Nishikori has won 11 of his last 13 matches on clay court. "On clay he's the king". The top-ranked Spaniard never looked in trouble as he beat the fourth-seeded Bulgarian for the 11th time in 12 career meetings.
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"In the second set, he started to miss more", Nadal said modestly.
The Spanish star lost in the 2013 final and was eliminated in the 2015 semifinals, both times to Serbia's Novak Djokovic. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to keep on doing that for the extent that I had to."Now, Dimitrov will move on to the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, where he is the second seed next week". He made consecutive double faults and hit a wild forehand long to trail 15-40.
Nishikori took the upper hand again with a break to love for a 4-3 lead and Zverev vented his fury after thudding a backhand low into the net to lose the second set.
It's semi-final day at the Monte Carlo Masters this afternoon, and with the Rafa Nadal procession to the title seemingly in full flow, our tennis columnist, Dan Weston, looks at today's action.