Rafael Nadal is in the final of the Australian Open. The 32-year-old Spaniard defeated the 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas 6:2, 6:4, 6:0 and it remained so also in the sixth Match in Melbourne without losing a set. Tsitsipas missed his first final at a Grand Slam tournament.
plays Against whom Nadal on Sunday (9.30 am CET), the title is not fixed yet. In the second semi-final of the world meet ranking list Novak Djokovic and outsider Lucas Pouille.
For Nadal, it is already the 25. Final at a Grand Slam. More only Roger Federer (30, 20 wins) comes in the Open Era. Nadal stands so far, with 17 Grand Slam titles, one of which he won in Melbourne.
Against Tsistipas the Match lasted only 1:46 hours. Tsitsipas, who had thrown in the tournament, defending champion Roger Federer, out, had, from the start, no chance. After 30 minutes, the first set went to Nadal, who is contesting for the first time since his injury in the semi-finals of the US Open last September, a tournament.
Three break balls in a row, fought off Tsitsipas in the second passage of the first still and kept his Service, then Nadal will have to beat the 5:4. In the first game of the third round, he immediately put a Break against the onrushing world ranking 15. after and finished according to the one-sided match. Tsitsipas won in the entire Match, only a break ball when the score was 0:5 in the last sentence.