Australian Open: Rafael Nadal outplays Matteo Berrettini to reach finals
Australian Open: Rafael Nadal outplays Matteo Berrettini to reach finals; Ashleigh Barty to take on Danielle Collins
In Tennis, Rafael Nadal reached the final of the Australian Open Men’s category defeating seventh seed Matteo Berrettini 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 played at Rod Laver Arena.
The Spaniard breezed through the opening two sets against Berrettini, but the Italian Berrettini clicked into gear to mount a fierce challenge before Nadal eventually prevailed in four sets.
Nadal will meet the winner of the second semi-final between second seed Daniil Medvedev and fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas’ to be played this afternoon.
In the women’s singles final, top seed Ashleigh Barty will take on Danielle Collins tomorrow. Yesterday, Barty defeated Madison Keys 6-1, 6-3 while Danielle Collins stunned Poland’s Iga Swiatek with 6-4, 6-1 victory.
Barty is the first Australian woman to reach the singles final of her home Grand Slam tournament since Wendy Turnbull in 1980