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‘He never cracks': Top-ranked Nadal defeats fledgling Tsitsipas in Rogers Cup final

6 monthes ago   |   By National Post

TORONTO - For a few moments late Sunday afternoon, Stefanos Tsitsipas showed flashes of the play that earned him four straight upset wins and a berth in the Rogers Cup final.
Unlike the other top-10 opponents who fell to the rising Greek star, Rafael Nadal showed why he's the best in the world.
Nadal overcame a late service break and fought off a set point before completing a 6-2, 7-6 (4) victory at Aviva Centre. He converted his first match point of the tiebreaker to win his fifth ATP World Tour title of the season.
“He never cracks,” Tsitsipas said. “He will always grab you like a...
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