Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Montreal Masters final

The fourth-seeded Spaniard will play the first Canadian to reach the final since 1958 when he faces Milos Raonic, a 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7/4) winner over compatriot Vasek Pospisil.

updated: August 11, 2013 10:18 IST
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Montreal: Rafael Nadal held off Novak Djokovic in three tense sets on Saturday and will now try and stop Canadian Milos Raonic from making more tennis history at the Montreal Masters.

Fourth seed Nadal, champion in the event in 2005 and 2008, defeated top seed and two-time defending champion Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2) to reach his 10th final of the season.

Raonic, meanwhile, became the first Canadian into the tournament's final since 1958, when Robert Bedard won it.

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