Nadal will play the final of the Melbourne tournament

The Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has sealed his pass to the final of the Melbourne tournament this Saturday (Australia), ATP 250 category and preparatory for the Australian Open, after beat Finn Emil Ruusuvuori in the semifinals (6-4, 7-5).

The Spaniard, rested after not playing in the quarterfinals due to the withdrawal due to injury of the Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor, will play his first end of the year on his reappearance in the ATP circuit after five months of recovery from his foot injury and after having passed the coronavirus.

In Melbourne Park, where in a few weeks the oceanic 'Grand Slam' will be played, the current number six in the world survived two 'break' balls against at the start of the first set, which closed with the only break in the sleeve.

In the second, Ruusuvuori's service broke again, who responded with a 'counterbreak', but managed to end the duel in almost two hours of play with another 'break' in the twelfth and final game.

Now, the Manacor will play the 125th final of his career on the ATP Tour against the American Maxime Cressy, number 112 in the world and that he gave the surprise when he left out of the tournament in the semifinals the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (7-5, 7-6 (9)).


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