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Showing posts with label Cincinnati-Masters. Show all posts

Nadal to face Djokovick in US Open 2013 Tennis Final

                 Last grand slam of the year 2013, US Open is in its last phase and only finals are left to be played. As I anticipated in my earlier article two favorite contenders are to play for the US Open 2013 title on the 10th September. World number 1 Novak Djokovick will take on the world number 2 in the finals of the US Open 2013. It is going to be cracker match as both of the players are in the great form and also their rivalry is growing by every passing day. With the place of both of these players in the finals of the US Open 2013 the rivalry is started all over again.  

Djokovick to play Rafael Nadal in final of US Open 2013
US Open 2013 Trophy
Head to Head: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovick are going to face each other 37th times their glorious tennis career.  Out of these 36 matches Nadal has won 21 matches while 15 matches have been won by the Serbian star Djokovick. From this we can say Nadal has upper hand but off late Djokovick has earned most of his victories on the Nadal.   
Rafael Nadal will face Djokovick for 13th Grand slam
Novak Djokovick to play Rafael Nadal in US Open 2013 final
Rafael Nadal who has won 50 matches out of the 53 matches he played before starting his campaign in US Open is looking in very good form. This year has been even for the Novak Djokovick too and he has displayed sizzling tennis. As Roger Federer is looking like if he is going to retire soon the main rivalry in tennis circuit is going to be between these two stalwarts.

Rafael Nadal will start as the favorite in the final as Nadal has beaten Djokovick in their last two hard court meeting Cincinnati Masters and Rogers Cup before getting into the US Open. Nadal also has a chance to equalize his loss to the same opponent in the finals of US Open 2011. Rafael Nadal has lost only one set in the current US Open and he is looking in quite dominative form.   

Rafael Nadal will face Djokovick for 2nd US Open title
Rafael Nadal is favorite for the US Open 2013 finals
Novak Djokovick is going to play in the fifth consecutive final at US Open. Djokovick has won once in the US Open finals while lost on the three occasions. Djokovick is going to put everything to win his second US Open grand slam tournaments but he will have to play his best to defeat the king of clay and 8 times French Open champion Rafael Nadal.

Novak Djokovick to face Rafael nadal for 2nd us open 2013 title
Novak Djokovick will play in 5th consecutive US Open finals
Rafael Nadal defeated 8th seeded Richard Gasquet in the semifinal in straight sets while, Djokovick defeated the 9th seeded Wawrinka in five setter semifinal. Rafael Nadal who has won 21 matches on the row on hard court in 2013 after making his comeback from the injury has already won three titles on the Hard court. But, Novak Djokovick leads the encounter on the Hard court as he has won 11 matches out of the 17 matches they played.

Rafael Nadal is in incredible form and very high on confidence since making his comeback from injury. If we drop the first round exit of Nadal at the Wimbledon he has played incredible tennis this year. US Open 2013 final is going to be played on the Monday rather than the traditional Sundays. So, we are going to see the hell of a match between the best of this time in the tennis. Another Epic encounter is in waiting as the two best players in business to face each other in the US Open finals.

               Rafael Nadal is my favorite for the final against Novak Djokovick. Who is your favorite for the finals Novak Djokovick or Rafael Nadal ? Drop your feedback and response in the comment box.  

Nadal Wins Cincinnati Masters 2013 Defeats John Isner in Final

             World Number 3 Rafael Nadal also referred as the “King of Clay Court” has added another ATP 1000 Masters Title in his kitty. Rafael Nadal defeated his American opponent John Isner in straight sets to win Cincinnati Masters for first time in his glorious tennis career. This year is turning out to be the best year for Rafael Nadal if we look in to the number of title he has won this year. He was playing in his second consecutive hard court final after the winning the Rogers Cup 2013 in straight sets against Canadian Milos Raonic. Rafael Nadal has already won 9 titles out of 12 events he participated in this tennis calendar year.

Nadal was playing in Cincinnati masters for 9th time
John Isner and Rafael Nadal with Cincinnati Masters Titles

             Rafael Nadal looked in good form throughout this tournament in which he defeated Greg Dimitrov, roger Federer and Thomas Berdych to make his way into the finals. While the other finalist John Isner defeated Milos Raonic, World no.1 tennis player Novak Djokovick and Juan Martin Del Potro to get into the finals. Rafael Nadal and John Isner displayed their best tennis in this hard court event to make their place into the finals.

        It was expected to be tight final as Rafael Nadal is in the form of his life while John Isner plays incredibly good on the hard court. Before this meeting both Nadal and Isner faced each other 3 times, all of them were won by the Spaniard Rafael Nadal. Rafael Nadal got stiff competition from American John Isner in first set and set went into the tie-breaker. In tie-breaker Nadal won it 10-8 and won the first set 7-6. In 2nd set too Isner started aggressively, but Nadal responded equally well to him. 2nd Set went to the tie breakers also which was eventually won by the Nadal 7-3 in tie breakers and set with score of 7-6.

Nadal now has 15 straight wins on Hard court this season
Rafael Nadal on the floor after winning the Cincinnati Masters Finals

            John Isner saved his best for his home crowd as he had 14 titles out of the 16 titles in the US, hit 11 aces but couldn’t crack the strong defense of Rafael Nadal.  Isner also failed to convert the three hard earned break-points. Rafael Nadal committed only 8 unforced errors in comparison of the 19 by John Isner. Isner didn’t give even a single chance at break point to the Spaniard.  In his 9th attempt he made it to the finals for the first time won it within 2 hours. Winning second set Rafael Nadal also won the Cincinnati Masters title for the first time. With this win Nadal extended his lead over the Isner to 4-0 in head to head meetings.

Nadal now has 59 tennis titles in his amazing tennis career
Rafael Nadal with Cincinnati Masters Title Posing for Photos

           This was Nadal’s 11th final in the 12 tournaments he participated after making the comeback from the injury after the gap of 7 months. Rafael Nadal won the two consecutive hard court events for the first time in his illustrious career. Rafael Nadal also increased his tally of ATP 1000 Masters Title to 26 which is a world record followed by 21 titles of Swiss Legend Roger Federer. Cincinnati Masters win has also increased his career title from 58 to 59 titles.

Nadal has won 9 finals out of the 11 finals this season
Nadal Bite to Cincinnati Title
        Rafael Nadal also known as Clay King has now 15 straight win on the Hard court and looks pretty set for 2nd US Open title. Nadal has a record of 50-3 win-loss this season after making the comeback from the injury and he looks all set for US open starting from 26th August. He won the US Open once in his career in 2010 when was seeded number 1 in the tournament. Win at the Cincinnati Masters also made him world number two displacing British Andy Murray.

               Congratulations to All Rafael Nadal Fans !!!

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