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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal beats Horacio Zeballos of Argentina in semi final

Rafael Nadal On Saturday Defeated Horacio Zeballos Of Argentina With The Score Line 6-3, 6-4 And Advanced To Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Final.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 29 Apr 2017, 10:57:53 PM
Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal (file photo)

New Delhi:

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal on Saturday defeated Horacio Zeballos of Argentina with the score line 6-3, 6-4 and advanced to Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell final.

The 30-year-old Nadal has now won nine consecutive matches and is 19-1 in his past 20 sets. He's yet to drop a set this week in Barcelona.

The Spaniard will go for his 71st tour-level title and his 51st clay-court crown against fourth seed Dominic Thiem, who upset World No. 1 Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 in Saturday's earlier semifinal.

Nadal, who will be playing in his 106th career final, has won Barcelona crowns in 2005-09, 2011-13 and 2016. He improved to 52-3 lifetime at the ATP World Tour 500 event. 

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First Published : 29 Apr 2017, 10:51:00 PM