Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic upset defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 in the third round of the Rogers Cup on Thursday.
The 13th-seeded Berdych will face Richard Gasquet of France in the quarterfinals. Gasquet eliminated Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-0, 4-6, 6-2.
Fernando Gonzalez of Chile, the 15th seed, reached the quarters of the US$2.45-million tournament with a 6-4, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3) win fourth-seeded Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia and will next play Jose Acasuso of Argentina, who defeated Julien Benneteau of France 6-3, 7-6 (4).
No. 1 Roger Federer is only seeded player left the tournament. Federer faced Dmitry Tursunov of Russia later on Thursday. The winner will play Xavier Malisse of Belgium, who defeated Thomas Johansson of Sweden 7-6 (7), 6-3.
Andy Murray of Britain eliminated Carlos Moya of Spain 6-2, 6-4 will face the winner of a later match between Jarkko Nieminen of Finland and Davide Sanguinetti of Italy.