Rafael Nadal battled Grigor Dimitrov for nearly five hours before clinching his spot in the Australian Open final on Friday.
There, he will meet long-time punching bag Roger Federer in a throwback final between two of the men's game's all-time greats. But more importantly for his efforts he takes the Sport cover for Saturday, January 28 edition of The National.
That final will be on Sunday. On Saturday, another flashback final takes centre stage when sisters Serena and Venus Williams meet for the title.
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