Medvedev to battle Nadal in Australian Open Final

World Number Two Russian Daniil Medvedev has booked a titillating Australian Open final with Rafa Nadal, who is hunting for a historic 21st Grand Slam title.

Medvedev, the U.S. Open champion dismissed Greek Star and World Number seven, Stefanos Tsitispas in four sets on Friday, winning 7-6 6-4 4-6 6-1.

Hopes that Tsitsipas would stage a comeback fizzled out in the fourth set as Medvedev broke him twice to seal a second successive spot in the final.


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Only Rafa Nadal now stands as an obstacle to his dream of winning in Australia.

Earlier, he had said he had come to win the tournament.