JULIEN PRETOT - Reuters
Rafael Nadal's 30-match claycourt winning streak ended when the world No 1 was stunned by fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals.
Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia rallied to beat Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 4-6 6-2 6-4 and reach the semifinals of the Malaysian Open.
JULIET PRETOT AND SAM HOLDEN - Reuters
Novak Djokovic lost just one game to join Roger Federer in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals after Rafa Nadal breezed to his 30th consecutive win on clay.
Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia needed just over an hour to beat Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan to reach the quarterfinals of Malaysian Open.
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