Rafael Nadal got into the final of the Melbourne Summer Set

Rafael Nadal will play a new final in his career, but this is the first step for what will be the Australian Open.

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A plethora of Rafael Nadal once again dazzled on the court, after winning the finlandés Emil Ruusuvuori by a score of 6-4 and 7-5 to advance to the final of the Melbourne Summer Set; competition that is preparation for what will be the first major tournament of the year, the Australian Open.

The rival for the Spanish will be the American Maxime Cressy, current world number 112 and who defeated the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov by 7-5 and 7-6 (9) to advance to the final.

Starting a new season here in Australia is very important. Of course I have to do things better, but after so long it is normal “, said the Spanish after the meeting.

Nadal, despite being dominant; He is still in search of his best physical condition and his game to be able to fully fight for reigning on Australian soil and even more so when the presence of number one Novak Djokovic is in sight.

“I was a bit slower than normal but I don’t have to get frustrated because the laps are not easy. I knew him because he has been to the academy and I also trained last week here with him “ added the tennis player.

The current number six in the ATP Rankings, has been receiving innumerable negative comments from Serbia, after having commented on the controversy with Djokovic regarding his ban from entering Australian soil. However, the Spanish spoke again on the subject and in a friendly way.

“If he wanted to, Djokovic would be playing without problems in Australia. He has made his own decisions and everyone is free to make their own decisions, but then there are consequences. “ concluded the veteran tennis player.

Finally, Nadal will continue to prepare for what will be a new tournament for him and winning the Melbourne Summer Set will be the main step towards being considered one of the main favorites to reign at the Australian Open.

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