Madrid: Spain's Rafael Nadal will face Swiss Stanislaus Wawrinka in the final of the men's competition of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis late on Sunday after both won their respective semi-finals on Saturday.

Nadal defeated unseeded Pablo Andujar 6-0, 6-4, while 16th seed Wawrinka chalked up another surprise with a three-set victory over number six seed Tomas Berdych.

Perhaps overawed by what was by far the biggest match of his career, Andujar, who is ranked 113 in the world, was simply not in the match during the first set which Nadal took 6-0 without hardly breaking sweat.

However, in the second set, Andujar was able to steady his nerves and began to compete well against fifth seed Nadal, who was the highest ranked player in the last four.

The first eight games went with serve before Nadal struck in the ninth game to move 5-4 ahead and he then served out to win the match in one hour and 16 minutes which should leave him nice and fresh for Sunday's final.


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