Marin Cilic races into Shanghai Masters semi-finals

The Croatian world number five beat the unseeded Ramos-Vinolas 6-3, 6-4 and will face world number one Rafael Nadal or Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

Published: 13th October 2017 01:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2017 01:36 PM   |  A+A-

Marin Cilic of Croatia. (File | AP)

By AFP

SHANGHAI: Marin Cilic became the first man to reach the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Friday when he brushed aside Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

The Croatian world number five beat the unseeded Ramos-Vinolas 6-3, 6-4 and will face world number one Rafael Nadal or Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday.

Cilic, bidding to reach the season-ending ATP Finals in London, grabbed the critical break in the sixth game of the first set on his way to a comprehensive victory.

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