One win short of the 21st championship!Rafael Nadal 3-1 Beretini to reach Australian Open final for double lap grand Slam


Rafael Nadal of Spain took part in the men’s singles semifinal of the 2022 Australian Open on Jan 28, Beijing time.Nadal defeated Beretini 3-1 on aggregate in four sets to advance to the Australian Open men’s singles final, where he will face the winner of the match between Medvedev and Sisypas. Nadal is one victory away from his 21 grand Slam and double grand Slam career miracle.Nadal has reached the Australian Open men’s singles final for the sixth time in his career, having won only one of the previous five titles in 2009.Second, Nadal reached his 29th career Grand Slam men’s singles final, improving his record in grand Slam semifinals to 29-7.Third, Nadal returned to the Australian Open for the first time in three years and reached a Grand Slam men’s singles final for the first time since the French Open final in 2020.With Novak Djokovic banished from this year’s Australian Open and Roger Federer out injured, Nadal is the only player in the Big three of Rafael Feinard to play. Can he fend off the onslaught of young players?Nadal fought back with a remarkable performance, especially in the quarter-finals, when he held off rising star Andrei Shapovalov to win 3-2 on aggregate in five sets to reach the last four of the Australian Open for the first time in three years.Nadal reached the semifinals of the Australian Open and faced beretini, the seventh seed, who is the first player after the 1990s to reach the quarterfinals of all four Grand Slams, a feat that medvedev and Sisypas have not been able to achieve.Nadal has only met Beretini once in his career, beating him 3-0 at the 2019 US Open.Rafael Nadal and Berettini met for the second time in his career, the first set nadal even came up with a break to protect the hair, the next three sets to take a 3-0 lead.Beretini took his first set in the fourth game, and Nadal continued to extend his 4-1 lead with ease.Nadal was 5-3 up in the first eight games, then took the fourth serve to win the opening set 6-3 and take a 1-0 lead.Nadal continued his explosive form in the second set, winning four games in a row, two of them breaking serve to take a 4-0 lead.Beretini held serve in the fifth game and Nadal easily held serve to take a 5-1 lead. Beretini went on to win the set 6-2 and take a 2-0 lead on aggregate.Entering the third set, Beretini’s physical superiority became apparent as he finally saved the first set for the first time in three games.Nadal and Beretini battled through the first six games, each holding a 3-3 draw.Beretini continued to improve as he went on a 12-1 run, winning four straight points in the seventh and ninth games to save his love game, and a crucial break in the eighth. Nadal came back 3-6 to take the first three sets and still lead 2-1 on aggregate.In the fourth set, beretini and Nadal were tied 3-3 in the first six games of the match, especially after beretini defeated Nadal in four straight points in three consecutive service games.Nadal held serve in the seventh game and broke in the eighth to take a 5-3 lead. Nadal then won the set 6-3 and eliminated Beretini 3-1 on aggregate to reach the final of the Australian Open.Nadal continues to carry the mantle of the post-80s generation as he faces the winner of the Australian Open singles final between Dmitry Medvedev and Samir Sissipas, who is expected to complete his double grand Slam and win his 21st grand Slam title.(Wen is drunk)

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