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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic win

Updated: May 18, 2012, 6:50 PM ET
Associated Press

ROME -- A week after Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal made early exits in Madrid on an experimental blue court, both showed they remain a force on red clay Friday by reaching the Italian Open semifinals.

The top-ranked Djokovic struggled with his serve in the opening set but found his range to eliminate fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 6-1. Nadal defeated seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5.

"In the second set I played one of the best sets on clay this year, and this is ...

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