Injury has taken a big role in the on going Shanghai Masters tennis and this matter has helped the top seeded player Rafael Nadal and veteran Novak Djokovic to get their place in the semi-final round of this tournament. Ivan Ljubicic’s leg problem pushed him taking retirement after a 3-6, 6-3 win against the top seeded Spaniard. Nadal have not won any big trophy since the Rome Masters in May. He will face unseeded opponent Feliciano Lopez in semi-finla.
However, Novak Djokovic got an easy win against Rainer Schuettler 6-4, 6-2. This victory leads him to get another big trophy.
Because of injury problem we lost many veteran players from this tournament. This matter has decreased the excitement of this tournament.