Rafael Nadal comes from set down to overcome Roger Federer at Cincinnati Masters

Updated: 17 August 2013 08:25 IST

Elimination for the five-time champion will drop the fifth seeded Federer in the world rankings, while Nadal will be able to move up to second overall should he win the title on Sunday, according to the ATP Tour.

Cincinnati, Ohio:

Roger Federer saved four match points before going down to Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in a quarter-final thriller on Friday at the Cincinnati Masters.

Elimination for the five-time champion will drop the fifth seeded Federer in the world rankings, while Nadal will be able to move up to second overall should he win the title on Sunday, according to the ATP Tour.

The Swiss won the first set with a crisp effort but let his game slip away as he allowed Nadal to come from behind and win the next two.

Topics : Tennis Novak Djokovic Bernard Tomic Rafael Nadal Andy Roddick David Nalbandian Stanislas Wawrinka Roger Federer David Ferrer Juan Martin del Potro Andy Murray Serena Williams
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