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Rafael Nadal wins in straight sets

Updated: April 27, 2012, 6:27 PM ET
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain -- Rafael Nadal dispatched Janko Tipsarevic 6-2, 6-2 Friday to advance to the Barcelona Open semifinals, while Milos Raonic served 14 aces and upset second-seeded Andy Murray 6-4, 7-6 (3).

The top-seeded Nadal moved his Serbian opponent around the red-clay court with his powerful forehand.

The second-ranked Spaniard broke Tipsarevic in his first service game to set the tone for his 32nd consecutive win at the tournament. Tipsarevic earned three break points ...

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