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Anderson defeats Nadal in Abu Dubai semi

2018-12-28 18:06
Kevin Anderson
Kevin Anderson (AP)

Cape Town - Kevin Anderson has defeated world No 2 Rafael Nadal in their Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) semi-final in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Anderson, who is the defending champion, beat Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in their exhibition semi-final encounter.

The South African will play world No 1 Novak Djokovic in the final after the Serb defeated No 11-ranked Russian Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-2.

In last year's final Anderson defeated Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 7-6 (7/0).

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