Rafael Nadal: ‘I was in a very tough position, but I had to give my best’

With two hours and 45 minutes on the clock, Daniil Medvedev forged a 6-2, 7-6, 3-2, 40-0 advantage in the Australian Open final against Rafael Nadal with a backhand down the line winner. In those moments, the Russian was marching towards the finish line, looking good to win back-to-back Major titles.Facing the fifth consecutive Australian Open final loss, Nadal survived those three break points in the third set’s sixth game and started one of his most incredible comebacks in a career. Nadal claimed the third set after breaking the opponent with a backhand down the line winner in game nine and forged an early advantage in the fourth to get back into the match completely. Rafa held at love in game ten to wrap up the set and force a decider a …

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