Rafael Nadal stands in the final of the Australian Open and is only one step away from the historic 21st Grand Slam Triumph. The 35-year-old Spaniard won his semi-final against the Italian Wimbledonfinalist Matteo Berrettini 6: 3, 6: 2, 3: 6, 6: 3 and stands for the sixth time in the final of Melbourne.
“I had to suffer, I had to fight. It means to me a lot to stand here in the final. I did not play as well as in the first two sentences for a long time,” said Nadal, “I never had another chance in the year 2022 calculated. ” Nadal would settle with the title win in the Eternal Major Bestofist of Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer (currently all 20 titles).
29. Grand Slam Final for Nadal
Overall, it is Nadals 29. Grand Slam Final. In Australia, he was able to win the title in 2009 so far – now he takes the next start and meets in the final on Sunday (9.30 am / Eurosport) on the Russian US Open winner Daniil Medvedev, 7: 6 (7: 5), 4: 6, 6: 4, 6: 1 won against the Greek Stefanos TsitsiPas.
Medvedev, who in the previous year in the final of Novak Djokovic was in the match temporarily completely lost the version and insisted the referee in second sentence. “Are you crazy, are you stupid?” He said in the direction of the impartial, who should have overlooked an alleged coaching of TsitsiPas through his father apostolos. “He talks about every point. You have to warble him,” said Medvedev.
In the fourth sentence, TsitsiPas was finally warned, he did not find his game anymore.