Face Berdych on Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, on Tuesday (1/24/2012), Nadal managed to beat the performance was very good with a 6-7 7-6 6-4 6-3.
After a tight fight in the first two sets, Nadal began to find flaws like Berdych in the third set, and went on his victory in the fourth set. A hard blow from him that can not be restored to perfection by Berdych ensure the victory of the Spanish left-handers.
The match took four hours 16 minutes, and ended exactly 12 midnight local time.
Nadal, champion at Melbourne Park in 2009 and are chasing the Grand Slam title to the 11th of his career, will meet big rival, Federer, in the semifinal. Federer’s first escape from the quarterfinals by beating Juan Martin del Potro