The Spaniard booked his berth in the final earlier in the afternoon by a straight-set 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(0) win over 12-seeded Diego Schwartzman, taking revenge for his Rome quarterfinal loss to the Argentine.
That did spark the momentum for the Greek, he broke Djokovic's service in the 12th again to claim the set and won another in the fourth.
Now the top two seeds - Djokovic and Nadal - will face each other, which would offer big stakes for both sides to seek for.
"Sichuan proved its all-around character from these matches going into the season. Our young players didn't show enough guts against such a strong side," admitted Fujian coach Gong Songlin. Enditem
Caio Alexandre slotted in the visitors' second goal after Kanu's deft chip over Sport's defence left him face-to-face with Polli.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Leo Pereira and Bruno Henrique scored second-half goals as defending champions Flamengo recovered from an early deficit to beat Vasco da Gama 2-1 in the Brazilian Serie A championship on Saturday.
The third-place match on the same day saw Shanghai RCB beat Beijing BG Development 3-1. Enditem
SN was unexpectedly defeated by TL with a 3-1 lead, but the team soon adjusted by double killing G2 in two consecutive games to top Group A.
PARIS, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- In a year change, one thing remains constant at Roland Garros, where Rafael Nadal is always the winner.
Ji said that she always called the training session to a halt due to some players' subpar performance.
"I've already done it in Australia," said the 21-year-old Kenin, "I've had tough matches these past two weeks and I'm so excited to be in the final. It's incredible. I'm going to enjoy this moment today and get ready for the final tomorrow (on Saturday)."