Never cease to be amazed. Rafael Nadal The magic continues and, after the extraordinary success at the 2022 Australian Open, he once again showed his level. Iberian, working in ATP semi-finals in Acapulco (Mexico), As in the last chapter in Melbourne he folded the new No. 1 in the world Daniel Medvedev.
A 6-3 6-3 success for Rafa as the No. 5 ATP player displayed all his exceptional qualities in terms of technique, attention and determination., against Medvedev who could not do much in the presence of those who expressed such a high level of tennis. at The first group The Russian struggled to enter the match, and after he canceled two break points in the second game, he gave up his serve in the fourth game. Nadal was flawless in the hitting rounds, not even conceding a break point and archive the drill at 6-3.
at the second group Medvedev had to suffer the immediate break on the opener and tried hard to recover in the fourth and sixth game as Jamal built 11 break points, but the Majorkan always found the mental strength to call it down and defuse the enthusiasm of a Moscow local. And so the curtain fell on 6-3, in the ninth game that the number one leader in the standings had to lose again to Nadal’s extraordinary response (6-3).
ATP Acapulco 2022, in the semi-finals it is Medvedev Nadal again, on the other side there are Tsitsipas and Nuri
Thus, in the final, the original champion of Manacor will face another southerner, Britain’s Cameron Norrie (12 ATP). Surprisingly, the British tennis player Defeated the Greek 6-4 6-4 (No. 4 of the ranking) Stefanos Tsitsipas. Poor performance by the Hellenic, unable to counteract Nuri’s toughness, which will therefore be the last obstacle that Rafa will have to overcome.
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