04 Jun '11, 1am

Tennis: Roland Garros warhorses Nadal, Federer in final

Tennis: Roland Garros warhorses Nadal, Federer in final

PARIS : Roland Garros warhorses Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will meet in a fourth French Open final on Sunday after dramatic but convincing semi-final wins on Friday. Nadal moved to within one win of equalling Bjorn Borg's record of six Paris titles with a hard-fought 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 semi-final win over a battling Andy Murray on Friday. It was a perfect way to celebrate his 25th birthday for the Spaniard, but he was made to scrap hard by the Scot who shrugged off the effects of an ankle injury to produce his best ever performance on clay. The win sets up the five-times defending champion and top seed for a mouthwatering final on Sunday against third seed Federer who ended Novak Djokovic's 43-match winning streak with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5) triumph which ended just after 2130 local time (1930GMT). Federer, the 2009 winner, not only shattered Djokovic's hopes of m...

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channelnewsasia.com 04 Jun '11, 3pm

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