Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal eases into finals after the World No 1 defeated Russia's Karen Khachanov in the semi-final clash in the ongoing Rogers Cup on Sunday. The Spaniard crashed out his Russian opponent with 7-6 (3), 6-4 to register a straight-set victory in a one-side game in the semifinal clash.
The 32-year-old Rafael Nadal will now lock horns with Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the Rogers Cup grand finale. The top seed player looking forward to sealing a victory against Tsitsipas in the finale. Rafael Nadal never won an ATP World Tour Masters after winning at Cincinnati Open in 2013 and wants to end this streak after a long gap of 5 years by registering a win over Tsitsipas in the Rogers Cup finals.
The Spanish player Rafael Nadal and the Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas each met other last time since in the Barcelona Open where Rafael Nadal outclassed the Greek player with comfortable straight sets. When coming to the stats, head-to-head record between the 2 players are titled 79-36 in Rafael Nadal's favour.
The grand finale of the Rogers Cup is scheduled to play on August 13.