Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer to Australian Open final

  • 24 January 2014
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World tennis number one Rafael Nadal has powered past Roger Federer to reach the Australian Open men's final.

The Spaniard beat Federer in straight sets 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 6-3 on Friday.

Nadal now faces another Swiss player, Stanislas Wawrinka, in Sunday's final.

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Image caption Rafael Nadal will take on Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open final

If Nadal wins the final, it'll be his 14th Grand Slam title.

It'll be Wawrinka's first ever Grand Slam final. He's ranked eighth in the world.