Rafa Nadal survived a heroic Daniil Medvedev fightback to claim an epic 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 win and a fourth US Open title on Sunday, moving within one Grand Slam crown of matching Roger Federer’s record of 20.
Diego Schwartzman may have been the smallest player in 25 years to reach the US Open quarter-finals, but gave Rafa Nadal a big fight and forced the Spaniard to grind out a 6-4 7-5 6-2 win on Wednesday to reach the last four at Flushing Meadows.
Rafa Nadal has won his fifth Rogers Cup title, after beating Russian Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in Montreal.
Top seed Rafael Nadal of Spain will face Russian eighth seed, Daniil Medvedev for the Rogers Cup title in Montreal later on Sunday night
World number two Rafael Nadal marched into the fourth round at Wimbledon with a dominant 6-2 6-3 6-2 rout of France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Saturday.