Rafael Nadal reaches 12th French Open Final, crushes Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
New Delhi : Rafael Nadal entered the 12th French Open final for the third time in a row after defeating a straight-set win over arch-rival Roger Federer on Friday.
The Spaniard beat the Swiss legend 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 at the Philippe-Chatrier Court in the 39th meeting between the two stalwarts.
Federer was playing the French Open for the first time since 2015. Nadal, however, proved once again that he is the best player in the world when it comes to clay courts.
In the final game, the 11-time champion will be facing world No. 1 Novak Djokovic or Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem who will clash in the other semifinal.