On a day full of performances, in Adelaide, the great protagonists of ATP and WTA Tours such as Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka are finally back on the court, with the crowd that filled the stands of the stadium.
In the men's exhibition, Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem with the final score of 7-5 6-4, at the end of a very balanced match, but where once again the Spaniard showed his superiority. Rafa already seems in excellent shape, ready to break a curse that has been going on in Australian for years.
Nadal is ready to play the highly anticipated Australian Open in Melbourne, which will begin on February 8th, with the likely presence of the crowd in the stands of the courts, where he will go in search of his 21st Slam title, in order to break Roger Federer's record.
We have to recall that in the other challenges, Novak Djokovic won a sete against Jannik Sinner for 6-3. The same for Filip Krajinovic, who was ahead 6-3 against the Italian.