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Madrid Open: Murray beats Nadal again to reach final

May 07, 2016 20:06 IST

Andy Murray

IMAGE: Murray of Great Britain shakes hands at the net after his straight sets victory against Rafael Nadal of Spain in their semi final match. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

Andy Murray reached the final of the Madrid Open for the second year running by beating Rafael Nadal in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday.

Murray, who beat Nadal to win last year's final, will meet the winner of Saturday’s other semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori on Sunday.

World number two Murray broke Nadal in the Spaniard’s second service game but lost his serve before breaking his opponent again to clinch the first set.

The Scot broke Nadal’s third service game in the second and held his serve to knock out the home favourite, taking advantage of a second match point after spurning the first.

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