He is into his 25th Grand Slam final, but that doesn’t mean Rafael Nadal no longer gets emotional after matches.
The 17-time major winner reached the 2019 Australian Open final on Thursday with a comfortable 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas in one hour and 46 minutes.
After the post-match presentation was done, Nadal made his way to the locker room and then his emotions got the better of him, but he did pull it together quickly.
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He heads into Sunday’s showpiece, where he will face either world No 1 Novak Djokovic or Frenchman Lucas Pouille, without dropping a set in the tournament.
The Spaniard is hoping to win his second Australian Open trophy with his only title coming in 2009.
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