Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal continued his domination over countryman Nicolas Almagro to book his spot in the Mexican Open final against three-time defending champ David Ferrer.
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating compatriot Nicolas Almagro during their men's singles semi-final at the Mexico ATP Open, in Acapulco, on March 1, 2013. Nadal won 7-5, 6-4
The 26-year-old Nadal, who is seeking his 52nd career ATP Tour title, defeated Almagro 7-5, 6-4 in their one hour, 48 minute semi-final match.