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Rafael Nadal Wins in Straight Sets to Advance to US Open Semifinal

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories
Published on September 5, 2019 - Duration: 01:21s

Rafael Nadal Wins in Straight Sets to Advance to US Open Semifinal

Rafael Nadal Wins in Straight Sets to Advance to US Open Semifinal .

Nadal advanced to his 33rd Grand Slam semifinal on Wednesday night.

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Nadal defeated Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 7-5, 6-2.

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But the match did not end until after 12:30 a.m.

EST Thursday.

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It took more than two hours to play the first two sets.

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Nadal led 4-0 in the first set before Schwartzman tied it at 4-all.

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Nadal went up 5-1 in the second set, but Schwartzman eventually made it 5-all.

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He's a fighter.

He knows how to play the important moments, every single time.

I've played him eight times and every important moment, he played better than me.

, Diego Schwartzman, via statement.

Nadal is now 8-0 in his career against Schwartzman.

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Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have combined to win the past 11 Grand Slam finals.

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With Federer and Djokovic both eliminated, Nadal is now the heavy favorite to win the U.S. Open.

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