Rafael Nadal Wins Australian Open

Nadal wins 2009 Australian Open

Rafael Nadal (1) beat Roger Federer (2) 7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2 to win the 2009 Australian Open on February 1, 2009.

It’s Nadal’s sixth career major title and needs only the U.S. Open to complete his Grand Slam reign. Federer still needs only the French Open title to complete his Grand Slam collection and add to his thirteen career major titles.

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