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Nadal, Djokovic advance to final

Updated: May 17, 2014, 8:21 PM ET
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ROME -- Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final on Sunday.

Having been stretched to three sets in his opening three matches this week, Nadal finally put in a complete performance with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Grigor Dimitrov in the semifinals on Saturday.

"Today was a good confirmation that I really played better. ... A lot of positive things," Nadal said. "(Djokovic) is playing great and it's going to be a really tough match."

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