West Ham star admits Newcastle United wanted to sign him this summer
Nadal makes Shanghai semis, ties Agassi for wins in Open Era
13 October 2017, 02:10 | Anna Jefferson
Fed's, Rafa's fight for No.1 heating up
Swiss veteran, Roger Federer will play Frenchman Richard Gasquet in another quarter-final pairing, while Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, will meet Serbian Victor Troicki.
Nadal had not obtained title in a tournament of the circuit of the ATP on the cement for over three years when he took the honors of global of the United States last month, and now he covets his third trophy in five weeks.
Marin Čilić of Croatia progressed with a 7-6, 6-4 win over American Steve Johnson.
"I played a very good match, I don't know how many mistakes I made, but very few", said the 16-time Grand Slam victor and top seed in Shanghai.
"Of course it's good news, and especially in this part of the season", Nadal said.
The one positive for Cilic, however, is that sole victory happened to be a 6-1, 6-3 trouncing in Beijing, their only previous meeting in Chinese territory, holding some hope for the Croat in Shanghai come Saturday's semi.
Scholes in frame for Oldham job
Scholes won 11 Premier League titles, three FA Cups, two League Cups, five Community Shields and two Champions Leagues. The Manchester United legend and current caretaker manager Richie Wellens are the leading candidates for the role.
ESRB Does Not Consider Loot Boxes to Be Gambling
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