Rafael Nadal ended Andy Roddick's bid for a record fifth title at the ATP tournament at Queen's Club by charging into the final with a 7-5 6-4 win on Saturday.

The four-times French Open champion barged into his first final at the warm-up tournament for Wimbledon by easily overpowering the big-serving American on the slick green surface. American Roddick, champion here in four of the past five years, had not dropped his serve all week but came unstuck against an opponent who barely put a foot wrong during the 87-minute contest.

Roddick fired down 14 aces but his power was blunted by the astonishing retrieving skills of Nadal, who extended his winning streak to 16 matches.

The top-seeded Spaniard, bidding for his first grasscourt title, will face either Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic or fourth seed David Nalbandian in Sunday's final.

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