Nadal, Almagro reach Barcelona Open finalBARCELONA, Spain - Seven-time winner Rafael Nadal defeated Milos Raonic, 6-4, 6-0, Saturday to reach the final of the Barcelona Open.
He will play for the title Sunday against Nicolas Almagro in a match between Spaniards. Almargo defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber, 6-2, 6-1, in the other semifinal to advance to his second clay-court final of the year.
Nadal has won 38 straight matches on the Real Club de Tenis’s outdoor red clay. His last loss in Barcelona came 10 years ago to Spain’s current Davis Cup captain, Alex Corretja.