Rafael Nadal defeated Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 to stamp his ticket to the semifinals at the Sony Open in Miami. He will face off against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic.
The match was even on both sides, until Rafa double-faulted twice serving at 4-5, giving Raonic the first set 4-6. The second set was Rafa’s. Up two double breaks, he took it at 6-2. The third set saw both players even, with Raonic giving up fewer points, until Rafa broke at 4-3 and consolidated to keep his lead. He took the set at 6-4.
A big congratulations to Rafa, who is one match away from the final, where he will attempt to win his first Miami title. Vamos, Rafa!