Second seed Rafael Nadal of Spain qualify for the final of Australian Open Tennis Tournament.
Rafael Nadal handed rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas a tennis lesson as he drubbed him 6-2, 6-4 and 6-nil in first semi final.
Greek 14th seed Tsitsipas had enjoyed a fairytale run to his first grand slam last four, including a win over roger Federer, but found Nadal in ruthless form as he won in one hour and 46 minutes.
The Spanish second seed has not dropped his serve for 63 straight games at this year’s open and has not lost a set on his way to the final, where he will face either Novak Djokovic or Lucas Pouile.
Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic and Naomi Osaka of Japan qualify for the women’s final of Australian Open Tennis Tournament.
In the first semi final, eight seed Petra Kvitova defeated Danielle Collins of USA in straight sets by 7-6 and 6-nil.
Two years after missing the tournament while recovering from an attack by a knife-wielding home intruder, the eighth seeded Czech booked her first grand slam final since her 2014 wimbledon triumph.
Fourth seed Naomi Osaka outplayed Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic by 6-2, 4-6 and 6-4 in second semi final.
The 21-year-old Japanese star reached a second straight grand slam decider after her breakthrough triumph at last year’s us open.
The winner of the final will become the new world number one, replacing Romania’s Simona Halep.