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Live Reporting

By Laura Savvas and Katie Falkingham

All times stated are UK

  1. Goodnight!

    And it's time for us to wrap up tonight's live for another evening.

    We'll be back tomorrow from 17:00 BST as Britain's Jamie Murray and partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands take on Chan Hao-ching and Michael Venus in the mixed double's final.

    Then, from 21:00 BST, Serena Williams takes to the court as she bids for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title as she faces Bianca Andreescu in the women's final.

    Head here for tonight's match report in the meantime.

    Goodnight!

  2. Post update

    So... who will be crowned US Open champion?

    Thumbs up for Daniil Medvedev.

    Thumbs down for Rafa Nadal.

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  3. 'Amazing what Serena is doing'

    Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-6 Nadal

    Nadal on Serena Williams playing in the women's final 20 years after winning her first Grand Slam: "The secret is probably the passion and the love you have for what you are doing.

    "For Serena, it is amazing what she is doing. All the very best to her.

    "She deserves it after everything she has fought to get back."

  4. 'Medvedev will be the toughest opponent'

    Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-6 Nadal

    On facing Daniil Medvedev in the final: "He is one of the most solid players on the tour. He is making steps forward every week and has had an amazing summer.

    "He will be the toughest opponent so I need to be playing my best."

    Rafael Nadal
  5. 'I am super happy'

    Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-6 Nadal

    Rafael Nadal: "The first set was a little bit frustrating, because I had a lot of break points before the tie-break and you don't want to be in a tie-break against a player like Matteo.

    "I survived and then I think I finally had a break, and after that the match completely changed, I started to play more aggressive and I am super happy to be back in the final of the US Open.

    "I just tried to stay focused on the next point in the tie-break. If you are able to keep winning the next two points, the pressure stays on his side. Sometimes it works and sometimes not. Today I was lucky to win that first set.

    "Matteo is young, he has everything, he will become a great player. He has a great future in front of him."

    Rafael Nadal
  6. Nadal hot on Fed's heels

    The Spanish world number two will face Russian Daniil Medvedev in Sunday's final.

    Nadal is attempting to win a 19th Grand Slam final, which would move him to one behind Roger Federer's record tally.

    Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal
  7. Stat-tastic

    Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-6 Nadal

    Aces

    Berrettini - 9

    Nadal - 4

    Double faults

    Berrettini - 2

    Nadal - 4

    Winners

    Berrettini - 37

    Nadal - 30

    Unforced errors

    Berrettini - 44

    Nadal - 18

  8. Game, set and match Nadal

    Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-6 Nadal

    He's done it!

    It was champagne on ice temporarily as Berrettini challenged a call on Nadal's shot, but it was in.

    It was rarely in doubt tonight. Rafa Nadal's reached his fifth US Open final.

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    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-5 Nadal

    The Spaniard hits an unforced error, but correctly challenges.

    Berrettini hits a double fault and it's match point Nadal.

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    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-5 Nadal

    He knows what he wants, and he's here to get it.

    Nadal hits a backhand winner to level it up at 15-15, before Berrettini's unforced error gives Nadal a 30-15 advantage.

  11. Post update

    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-5 Nadal

    Nadal chases Berrettini's shot, somehow manages to get on the receiving end of it, and strikes a beautiful forehand winner diagonally across the court.

    One for the highlights.

    He goes on to win the game and Berrettnii is serving to stay in the match.

  12. Stat attack

    Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-4 Nadal*

    Rafa has now won 3/15 (20%) of break points in the match.

  13. Nadal breaks

    Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-4 Nadal*

    A forehand winner from Berrettini brings it back to deuce, but Nadal waited patiently and was rewarded with a break.

    Almost there?

  14. Post update

    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-3 Nadal

    What a beauty from the Italian. He wins the break with a backhand winner.

    One break point for Nadal.

  15. Post update

    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-3 Nadal

    Berrettini hits the first serve wide. Not ideal.

    Nadal hits an absolute shocker though, as his forehands goes wide.

    Two break points.

  16. Post update

    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-3 Nadal

    Almost two-and-a-half hours in now, and Nadal is 40-0 up on Berrettini's serve.

    Three break points.

    No messing about.

  17. Post update

    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-3 Nadal

    Two-thirds of the Jonas Brothers have been spotted in the crowd, with Nick and Joe showing their support.

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  18. Get Involved

    #bbctennis

    Chuks CK: Nadal serving stat is crazy. Seems he offers one return point for every break point he brings up. And this guy is supposed to be 33?

  19. Post update

    *Berrettini 6-7 (6-8) 4-6 1-3 Nadal

    A Nadal ace down the T to kick the fourth game of this set off. Another follows to take him to 40-0.

    Then he goes and double faults. Makes no mistake on his second chance and holds.