06/06/2014 12:53 BST | Updated 06/06/2014 13:59 BST

Andy Murray Thrashed By Rafael Nadal At French Open

Great Britain's Andy Murray (R) poses next to Spain's Rafael Nadal prior to their French tennis Open semi-final match at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris on June 6, 2014. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Andy Murray was overcome in straight sets by the indomitable Rafael Nadal in their French Open semi-final.

Murray, bidding to reach his first final at Roland Garros, was powerless against the imperious Nadal and was trounced 6-3 6-2 6-1.

Nadal, who has only lost once at the Paris showpiece in the last 10 years, will face Novak Djokovic, his conquest in last year's semis, in Sunday's final.

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