World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain and Kevin Anderson of South Africa defeated their respective opponents to enter the men's singles final of the US Open tennis tournament here.
Nadal fought back from one set down to claim a 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 win against Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina here on Friday evening, reports Xinhua news agency. Anderson, who was playing in his first Grand Slam semi-final earlier on Friday, defeated Pablo Carreno-Busta of Spain 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.
The 31-year-old Nadal, the 2010 and 2013 champion of the US Open, will be playing in his 23rd Slam final and third this season, looking to claim the 16th Grand Slam crown on Sunday.
"I have had an amazing season after some tough moments with injuries in recent years," Nadal said.
"It's a very emotional year for me. I am in the final again and get the chance to fight for another title which is very important," he added.