US Open: Rafael Nadal convinced me to support him by practicing with his shirt off, says Victoria Azarenka

New York: The US Open women`s semi-finalist was asked who was her pick to win the men`s title on Monday.

Victoria Azarenka may have lost the US Open women`s title to Serena Williams but the World No2 seemed to have her wit intact as she addressed the media.

The 24-year-old after her 7-5, 6-7 (6/8), 6-1 loss was asked who will win the men`s final on Monday.

The clash will see World No1 Novak Djokovic take on Rafael Nadal who is ranked 2. The meeting is set to be the duos 37th clash. Though Nadal leads the head-to-head on the hard courts Djokovic has the edge.

Azarenka talking about the clash said as she giggled, "Who`s gonna win? I don`t know. Who I want to win? You know, Rafa convinced me, you know, to vote to just, you know, how do you say? Support him. Support him. Okay. How? He was practicing with his shirt off."

Whoever wins the match, the contest promises to be a great encounter as the duo give it their all when they compete against each other.


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