17 May 2009

Nadal and Federer to meet in Madrid Open final

9:31 am on 17 May 2009

World tennis number one Rafael Nadal took four hours and three minutes to subdue Novak Djokovic in three sets and gain a place in the Madrid Open final.

The Spaniard had a heavily strapped knee for much of the match which he eventually won 3-6 7-6 7-6

Nadal will play Roger Federer in tomorrow's final.

Federer beat the fifth seed, Juan Martin Del Potro, in two sets in their semi.