World No.4 Alexander Zverev could secure Germany's spot in the semi-finals if he is able to snap world No.1 Nadal's record 23-match winning streak in the team competition.
It was the 23rd straight win for Nadal since 2005, setting the Davis Cup record combining singles and doubles.
Holders France took a 2-1 lead in their tie with Italy as Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut comfortably beat Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 6-4 6-3 6-1.
It helped to draw five-times winners Spain level at 1-1 in the tie.
The 31-year-old Nadal hardly put a foot wrong on his return, having produced 14 of his 30 winners in the opening set of a lopsided contest.
Rafael Nadal faces a potentially season-defining Davis Cup weekend as the 16-time Grand Slam champion returns for his first appearance since hobbling out of the Australian Open in January with a crippling hip injury. Puetz served out the final game of the doubles rubber after 4 hours, 40 minutes on the outdoor clay court in Valencia's bullring.
Lucas Pouille, the world number 11, gave France the first point in Genoa with a 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6, 6-1 win over 62nd-ranked Andreas Seppi. It's a great feeling to be back, coming back from injuries is always hard, but it's great to be in front of my crowd on a very memorable day.
"I played a solid match".
"I played more aggressively as the match went on".
Croatia are also one win away from the last four after Ivan Dodig and Nikola Mektic defeated the Kazakh pair of Timur Khabibulin and Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-7 (2-7) 6-4 6-4 6-2.
The United States are in house to Belgium in Nashville from the other Quarter Final, with John Isner due to carry on Joris p Loore at the opening singles rubber in 2100 GMT.
Pouille looked in cruise control after he swept aside Seppi in the opening two sets but the slugfest went the distance after the Italian fought back in front of a passionate home crowd.
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Such technicalities "were simply a pathology that should be eliminated from the judicial world", Moro said in his statement. The court's decision was met by protests both in favour of and against Lula, representing a deep divide within the country.
Pogba has had an average season by his standards and needs the freedom for him to combine with the wide players and Sanchez. Now on 84 points, the leaders are chasing Chelsea's Premier League record tally of 95 points set in 2004-05.
Trump boasted about the USA economy and military "levels" to little kids gathered on the White House lawn to roll Easter eggs. The president could expedite the release of the documents on his own by declassifying the information in full.
Investors have expressed concern that a trade war between the US and China could slow global commerce and hurt corporate commerce. The major reports in the US this week include ISM Manufacturing PMI, ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI and Non-Farm Payrolls.
Earlier in on Friday evening, Oli also addressed members of the Nepalese community at an event at Nepal's Embassy in New Delhi . Prime Minister Modi said there is a long history of India's contribution towards Nepal's development and assured Mr.
His second shot, with a six-iron from 205 yards, cleared the water but rolled back in, leaving Garcia to lament a game of inches. And that was the beauty of this first round at the Masters , the first round of the rest of Tiger's life.
Catalan former leader Puigdemont remains in Berlin on bail
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is calling on Spanish authorities to open a dialogue with Catalan politicians. Puigdemont was released on bail Friday pending a decision by German judges on whether to extradite him from Spain.
Could Meghan Markle bring back the bootleg jean?
Markle and Harry didn't participate in any racing, which people on Twitter pointed out as they shared their mixed reactions. When the actress visited Belfast last monthgave a hint she is ready for babies with Prince Harry .
Syrian regime claims last rebel group leaving Ghouta
The group is estimated to command 10,000 fighters in the town, and has a formidable arsenal of tanks and other heavy weaponry. Local activists have said that over 100,000 civilians were trapped inside Douma, which suffered devastating damage.