Rafael Nadal "very happy" at reaching Indian Wells final

Spaniard Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the Brazil Open ATP tournament after defeating David Nalbandian on February 17, 2013
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Rafael Nadal says that he is "very happy" to progress to the BNP Paribas Open final at Indian Wells.

Rafael Nadal has said that he is "very happy" to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

The Spaniard defeated Tomas Berdych 6-4 7-5 in the semi-finals on Saturday to progress to his fourth successive ATP Tour final.

"It's very, very difficult to imagine something like this," Nadal told reporters. "But here we are today, and very happy about all what happened the last month, especially last three weeks. I don't have anything to lose after seven months. I did much more than what I dreamed.

"I was very nervous at the end of the match to close the match and was lucky that my serve worked amazing in the last game in important moments.

"Victories like today, like the other day, helps you a lot for the confidence and to remember all the things that you have to do in every moment."

Nadal will face Juan Martin del Potro in the final on Sunday.

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2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
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