Roland Garros | The ‘king’ Nadal wins an epic battle against Djokovic and goes to the semifinals


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Rafa prevailed in a duel of more than four hours that will go down in history

The Mallorcan will play the semifinal against Alexander Zverev

Rafe Nadal will be in the semifinal of Roland Garros after overcoming Novak Djokovic in one of those matches that will go down in tennis history.

The Mallorcan has won in four sets (2-6; 6-4; 2-6 and 6-7) the number 1 in the world and will face Alexander Zverev in the penultimate round in Paris, after the German defeated Carlos Alcaraz with a resounding 6-4, 6-4, 4-6 and 7-6 (9).

The duel has been an ode to tennis from the first minute in the central Paris. Nadal came out with fire in his eyes, hitting with a force and precision that put Djokovic offside..

The Mallorcan won the first set on the fast track, and after achieving a 0-3 lead in the second, he suffered a downturn that the Serbian took advantage of to equalize the clash.

After a third set of Balearic walk, the fourth was an opportunity to enjoy the best Nadal. Down 5-2, he began a historic comeback until he forced the tie break, in which he came to enjoy 5 match points to sentence with a down the line backhand that Paris will take a long time to forget.