Rafael nadal and shakira dating
The former world number one took the match in a five set epic.
The Spanish bull was made to fight tooth and nail but showed glimpses of his vintage best, prevailing over Bulgarian 15th seed Dimitrov 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 in just short of five hours to win through to Sunday's final against Federer Nadal survived some early pressure from Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov before breaking the man dubbed 'Baby Fed' in the fourth, winning the set 6-3.
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Nadal needed three match points to see off a remarkably resilient Dimitrov and win through to Sunday's final against Federer.
Earlier, 30-year-old Nadal was seen enjoying the company of his number one fan.
Rafa swept aside world number three Milos Raonic on his way to earning a semi-final tie against Grigor Dimitrov as he bids to break a three-year Grand Slam drought.
“Shooting this video with Rafa was a great experience, he is very sweet and made it easy and fun,” said Shakira.
“He and I have so much in common — starting out so young in our respective careers and traveling the world — I felt this would translate the spirit of the lyrics in the song and I was thrilled he wanted to be a part of it.” Nadal added, “It has been a great experience and I had a lot of fun doing it.
But the Bulgarian struck back in the second, eventually taking the set 7-5.
It was tough work for the 25-year-old who squandered five set points, once on serve and four others that Nadal managed to hold serve.
Shakira’s longtime love Antonio de la Rua, and Maria Francisca Perello, whose relationship with Nadal went public last summer.