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Rafael Nadal will meet Roger Federer in the Australian Open semifinals after coming back to beat No. 7 Tomas Berdych 6-7 (5), 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday night.
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet for the 27th time on Thursday (3:30 a.m. Eastern, ESPN2), in the semifinals of the Australian Open.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Rafael Nadal has beaten Roger Federer to reach the Australian Open final, extending his command in the personal duel between two of the best tennis players of all time.
Roger Federer vs Juan Martin Del Potro: It’s the rematch we’ve been waiting over two years for. This pair hasn’t met each other in a Slam since that classic 2009 US Open final, where Del Potro came back to beat Federer. It was really the match that showed people Delpo’s extreme potential and Federer’s vulnerability [...]
Scenario: During his match against Tomas Berdych, Nicolas Almagro was forced to hit a short ball on the run and unfortunately, (or fortunately because he won the point) the ball tagged Berdych fairly hard on the arm. Tomas seemed to shrug the point off and eventually prevailed over Nico, 4-6, 7-6, 7-6 7-6. However, after the match was over, Tomas refused to shake Nico'...
MELBOURNE, Australia-Rafael Nadal will meet Roger Federer in the Australian Open semifinals after coming back to beat No. 7 Tomas Berdych 6-7 (5), 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Tomas Berdych refused to shake the hand of Nicolas Almagro followed his fourth-round victory over the Spaniard at the Australian Open. The seventh-seeded Berdych was still upset about a point from a few minutes before in which Almagro hit a legal forehand directly at his body.
We'll start with a look at that point, from late in the match. Berdych was up two sets to one and serving...