Nadal faces Tsitsipas in the final in Abu Dhabi


The two saw off challenges from Karen Khachanov and Novak Djokovic to reach the final in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship

World Number 1 Rafael Nadal barely broke a sweat as he beat the Russian Karen Khachanov 6-1 6-3.

But all eyes were on Stefanos Tsitsipas, who is making his debut in Abu Dhabi. The World Number 6 came from a set down to beat the defending champion and four-time winner Novak Djokovic 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.

The final gets underway after the third-place match between Djokovic and Khachanov, which starts at 5 pm at the International Tennis Centre in Zayed Sports City.


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