Rafael Nadal won the duel 33rd running against Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Australian Open 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3. Besides qualifying for the final.
Nadal confirms a little more authority over Switzerland. He will find another final Helvete, Stanislas Wawrinka, with the intention to win the 14th Grand Slam title of his brilliant career. Federer and 17 prestigious awards, begins to tremble.
Lovers of the little yellow ball only waiting for this for a few days or a few months .In front of a triple-winner Rod Laver Melbourne-conquered in advance, this party could begin.
Five years apart, but they both have forever marked the history of tennis in their epic duels. While Federer is rather late career, Nadal is entitled to rule on the circuit a few good years. That said, Federer is not willing, and when a champion of this class decides to join another great champion, namely Stefan Edberg, the results are quickly felt.
Eberg Not Enough
While it seemed unarmed during the last services facing the beautiful Spanish mechanics, the Swiss watchmaker has found Edberg strategy game yet rarely seen on the circuit. He who hesitated too often go to the net, to attack his nemesis, tried his all early interactions. Opposite, however, was not Nadal worried about his service, yet grant any break point on his serve and the two men were going to play the first round in a tie-break 21st, the two men hit each with 10 to this game … A setback hijacked by the net allowed Nadal to take the ascendancy.
Under constant pressure, Federer multiplied mistakes at the net and on his lapel, allowing his toughest opponent to pocket the first set 7-6 (4) in just one hour.
Nadal, Re MALG Pain
Lovers of statistics could not help noticing that when the child Manacor won a first set, he recorded 156 wins for three losses. If Novak Djokovic, David Ferrer and Lukas Rosol have succeeded, Federer has never been able to reverse the trend against Nadal. The man with 17 tracks tensed slightly, and Nadal, despite a large bulb as a one euro coin, began to emerge rights lectures shots, often leaving marble Federer. Exceeded physically but also mentally marked, the Swiss lost his footing, conceding the second set 6-3, in front of Stefan Edberg unresolved.
In Just Three Sets
The sense of anticipation native Basel had little effect on the battering of world No.1, master of his shots and play in this-Rod Laver Arena.
Federer has not won since 2012 against Nadal in the semifinals of the Indian Wells Masters (6-3, 6-4) was done even breake input by the Spanish. But Nadal was not infallible, and after a fourth foul on his forehand, the two men were tied (2-2). The game was balanced until a new time, the Spanish regain the ascendancy to lead 4-3. He confirmed once again taking the opponent’s service, and although Federer saved the first match point, was required in three sleeves 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3. Nadal had to win for the 23rd time (against 10) against Federer, could now turn to its third final in Melbourne (after success in 2009 and defeated in 2012). The title will be decided between the world No.1 and Wawrinka (N.8) novice at this level of competition.