Result: Rafael Nadal through to US Open quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning a point against John Isner during the men's final of the Western & Southern Open on August 18, 2013
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Rafael Nadal comes from a set down to beat Philipp Kohlschreiber in the fourth round of the US Open.

Rafael Nadal has reached the US Open quarter-finals with a 6-7(4) 6-4 6-3 6-1 victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the fourth round.

The second seed had to come from a set down to win the contest and took over three hours to do so.

With no breaks of serve in the first set, Kohlschreiber took a 5-2 advantage in the tie-break and did not have to look back to win it.

However, the 29-year-old German player failed to maintain the momentum in the second and third sets, and committed mistakes on key occasions to allow Nadal to storm back into the match.

Nadal rushed into a 5-0 lead in the fourth set, and although Kohlschreiber briefly looked like making a comeback, the 27-year-old Spaniard's flow could not be deterred.

Nadal will now take on his compatriot Tommy Robredo for a place in the semi-finals.

Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany serves during his men's singles third round match against John Isner of United States of America on Day Six of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2013
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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060
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