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Rafael Nadal defeats Milos Raonic in straight sets to storm into Australian Open semifinal

Spanish Tennis Ace Rafael Nadal Defeated Milos Raonic In The Quarterfinals To Seal A Spot In The Australian Open Semifinals.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 25 Jan 2017, 05:35:42 PM
Rafael Nadal - File Photo

New Delhi:

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal defeated World No. 3 Milos Raonic in the quarterfinals on Wednesday to seal a spot in the semifinals of the Australian Open .

Rafael Nadal overcame a strong challenge from his big-serving Canadian opponent to seal the match in straight sets. Nadal won the match 6-4, 7-6, 6-4.

Nadal shall now face rising Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov in the semis for a place in the grand finale.Dimitrov had beaten Belgium's David Goffin to clinch his maiden semifinal berth in the Australian Open.

Nadal had earlier beaten Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the fourth round to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals.

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First Published : 25 Jan 2017, 05:07:00 PM