Nadal to face Garcia-Lopez; rising Croatian Cilic to play Haase
CHENNAI, India -- Top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal brushed aside American qualifier Rajeev Ram 6-4, 6-1 to gain the Chennai Open quarterfinals Thursday. Nadal will next play fellow Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, who rallied to upset seventh-seeded Austrian Werner Eschauer 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3).
Marin Cilic of Croatia, the youngest player ranked among the ATP Tour's top 100 last year, also advanced by beating fifth-seeded Frenchman Nicolas Mahut 6-2, 6-4.
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