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David Ferrer will be up against compatriot Rafael Nadal in the men’s final of the ongoing French Open on Sunday at the Court Philippe Chatrier, Paris.

He ended Frenchman, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s hope with a 6-2, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 victory on Friday, realising his first Grand Slam final dream; ending France’s hope of a first French Roland Garros champion in 30 years as well.

Ferrer has been tagged a huge underdog against seven-time champion Nadal, however the Spaniard did succeed in ending a run of defeats in his first five Grand Slam semi-finals after subduing a determined Tsonga.

“I’m very happy. This tournament is very special for me and to be the first final of a Grand Slam in Roland Garros is amazing,” Ferrer said after his win over Tsonga.

“Now I want to enjoy this moment, to rest tomorrow (Saturday), and to try my best in the final (Sunday).

Nadal to Face Compatriot.
Nadal to Face Compatriot.

Nadal tried to play down the theory of a straight set win over Ferrer for many had predicted that the third seed will win as quickly as possible in Sunday’s final.

“I don’t feel like the favourite, I feel that I am a finalist.” Nadal said. “If you are not playing perfect (against Ferrer) you will be in big, big trouble.”

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