the First racket of the world, the Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal in match of 1/8 final of the Australian Open in four sets in three hours 42 minutes to beat Australia nick Kyrios– 6:3, 3:6, 7:6 (8:6), 7:6 (7:4).
Nadal 12 times filed through, committed four double faults and converted two break-points from nine, and Kyrios, which occupies 26-e a place in rating ATP, 25 aces, five double faults and implemented two breaks of nine.
it is Worth noting that the Aussie came out on the court t-shirt by American basketball player Kobe Bryant, who was killed with his 13-year-old daughter in the crash of a helicopter. Kirios had a workout in a vest with the eighth number, and then dressed in the usual form.
Missed the warm-up?@NickKyrgios paid homage to the late Kobe Bryant 8⃣💔#AO2020 | #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/kTKniTJykw
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 27, 2020
Thus,the Spaniard reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open, where he will face Austrian Dominic Tim (5), knocked out of the tournament in the fourth round the Frenchman Gael Monfis (10).