Nadal beats Federer to square charity series

Updated: 23 December 2010 16:12 IST

Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-1 on Wednesday to square a two-match exhibition series for charity between the world's top-ranked tennis players

Nadal beats Federer to square charity series
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Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-1 on Wednesday to square a two-match exhibition series for charity between the world's top-ranked tennis players.

Nadal sealed the win with a powerfully angled forehand crosscourt shot in front of a capacity crowd at Caja Magica sports arena that included many of Spain's leading dignitaries.

Nadal says Federer's "gesture to play a game here to raise funds for needy people is incredibly generous."

Federer responded by saying it is wonderful that Nadal supports charities "at such a young age."

Federer beat Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Tuesday in the opening match in Zurich, Switzerland.

Topics : Tennis Rafael Nadal
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