Nadal faces Anderson in the 2017 final of the US Open

Once Rafael Nadal moved to top speed and started to smack powerful winning hits, it was only a matter of time before he got his pass fot the final Tennis International of the US Open.

Nadal, who will be looking for a third title at Flushing Meadows and a 16th career in Grand Slam tournaments, ignored a start of the gane saw up Friday night by offering a followed by nine consecutive games en route to a 4-6, 6-0, 6-2 victory against Juan Martin del Potro in the semi-finals of the US Open.

The double champion of this tournament is set to face the South African tennis professional player Kevin Anderson on last Sunday.

After losing to Roger Federer in the final of the Australian Open in January, he won the French Open in last June.

It wouldn’t say that Nadal was in a form resplendent in the last theree innings against del Porto, confirming practically his return to the top of tennis. He is once again fresh and can strive for excellence, having been showed down by multiple wrist and knee injuries in 2015 and 2016, the first two season since 2004.

“It’s a fabulous season, of course, after a poor form, with all these injuries, and hard times. This year, from the beginning, it’s a very emotional season for me.” Nadal said.

This was the 15th consecutive win of the Spanish in the semi-finals of the Grand Slam tournement since del Potro had eliminated him at same place in 2009.

On the other hand, Anderson defeated Pablo Carreno busta 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 in the first men’s semi-final. By winning Busta, Anderson has become the lowest ranked player in the league match at Flushing Meadows since the ATP World Ranking in 1973.


Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory over Juan Martin del Potro in the semi-final of the US Open. (

Anderson, ranked 32nd in the world but labeled 28th in New York, he is the first South African tennis player to reach the final at US Open since in 1965.

He took part in a 34th major career tournament  and tool advantage of a main draw decimated by injuries to many headliners, including former champions Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka, to sneak it.

Speaking to media, Anderson very excited to reach the final and he got a lot of experience from the other players. “It’s good that some of them have allowed us to experience such a long journey in this tournament.” Anderson said.

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