Nadal defeated Japan’s Nishikori 2-6, 6-4, 3-0 (retired) in Madrid Open final to clinch 63rd career title.
With nine clay titles, she joins Venus Williams as the third most successful active player on the surface.
Nadal beats Berdych 6-4, 6-2 to reach last four after losing in quarters at Monte Carlo, Barcelona.
Nadal’s victory against the unheralded Bautista ended the world number 45’s best run at a Masters event.
Sharapova and Halep will battle it out in the final of the Madrid Open.
Nadal defeated Berdych 6-4, 6-2 to advance in Madrid Open semis.
Murray’s lost to 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo of Colomboa 6-3, 6-2.
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