NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal is into the U. S. Open final after a 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2 victory over Richard Gasquet on Saturday.
The second-seeded Nadal will face No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Monday.
Nadal extended his streak without losing a service game to 73 before Frenchman Gasquet broke him in the fourth game of the second set. Both players held through to the tiebreaker, which Nadal won easily.
Djokovic had advanced to the final earlier with a 2-6, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over No. 9 Stanislas Wawrinka.