Nadal, Murray on collision course

Updated: January 24, 2009, 9:55 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray appear bound for a semifinal showdown at the Australian Open after dominant third-round victories on Saturday.

Nadal, the top seed, was nearly perfect, making only eight unforced errors in beating Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. The 22-year-old Spaniard is bidding to win his first Australian Open and prevent second-seeded Roger Federer from tying Pete Sampras' all-time record of 14 Grand Slam singles titles.

Nadal had his serve broken ...

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