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Friday, 5 July, 2002, 19:36 GMT 20:36 UK
Nalbandian into final
(28) David Nalbandian (Arg) bt (27) Xavier Malisse (Bel) 7-6 (7/2) 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-2

Argentina's David Nalbandian plays a return to Belgium's Xavier Malisse
Argentina's David Nalbandian dominates during the first set and takes it in a tie-break

Xavier Malisse is clearly unhappy as he suffers from chest pains during the second set
Belgium's Xavier Malisse struggles with chest pains which require attention off court

David Nalbandian enquires with the umpire to see how long Malisse's injury break will be
David Nalbandian seems confused by the length of Malisse's absence from Court One

Nalbandian plays a powerful forehand and manages to hold his nerve to take the second set 6-4
Despite Malisse's injury break, Nalbandian manages to hold his nerve to take the second set 6-4

Xavier Malisse stretches for the ball at the net
Malisse seems a different player in the third set as he takes it comfortably 6-1 with some inspired tennis

Xavier Malisse plays a backhand reply to Nalbandian
A rejuvenated Malisse levels the match, winning the fourth set 6-2 as the light fades on Friday evening

Nalbandian is delighted at reaching his first Grand Slam final
Nalbandian quickly gets into the groove in the final set on Saturday, breaking Malisse twice to triumph 6-2

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