Federer beat Nadal in five tight sets at Melbourne Park to secure his 18th major singles title and he booked another date with the Spaniard via a 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4) triumph over Steve Johnson.The Swiss, who is a four-time champion at Indian Wells with his last title coming in 2012, fired 12 aces and never faced a break point against Johnson, who reached 136 on the radar gun in a big-serving encounter.
However, in a post-match conference, Nadal did not want reporters getting too carried away about the relationship between the pair due to their respectful rivalry insisting that he does not intend to date the 36-year-old maestro.Give Me and Sports New Media do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors. The other night it was seafood at a Manhattan eatery. 1 intended to satisfy his hunger on Wednesday night.Despite the disappointment of not being able to see the legendary pair go up against one another yet again, Nadal's matchup with the Argentine player is sure to provide a spectacle for the audience. Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: This article has been written by a member of the Give Me Sport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of Give Me or Sports New Media.The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article.