|Nadal def. Dimitrov 3-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-2 today at Melbourne Park
|Horrible looking blisters on his racquet hand , cant imagine the pain. “Especially with the Serve, the rest of the hand is more or less fine” A worried Nadal said.
|Nadal recieved treatment twice for the injury during the game
Although Nadal won the game, 22-year old Dimitrov who has been dubbed “baby Federer” because of his style of play didn’t make it an easy game (3hrs,37minutes) for the world No.1.
|Nadal and Dimitrov shake hands
Nadal who had seven double-faults during the game needs the deep wound to heal fast ahead of a semi-final blockbuster clash on Friday night with four-time Australian Open winner, Roger Federer who defeated Andy Murray today.