Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal crushes Jared Donaldson as Aljaz Bedene retires

World number one Rafael Nadal has won 62 of his 73 matches this season

World number one Rafael Nadal moved into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with an easy victory over unseeded American Jared Donaldson.

The Spaniard did not face a break point as he took just 54 minutes to beat Donaldson 6-2 6-1.

Nadal will play Italy’s Fabio Fognini in the next round.

Earlier, Britain’s Aljaz Bedene was forced to retire from his second-round match against Germany’s Alexander Zverev with a knee injury.

Bedene, ranked 48th in the world, was trailing 4-0 when he ended the match after just 12 minutes on court.

It is the second time in two weeks that Bedene has retired mid-match, and the seventh time in his career.

World number four Zverev will go on to play Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro in the third round.

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