What a shot hit by Rafael Nadal against Nick Kyrgios! The Spaniard hit a super passing-shot in the fourth game of the first set. It was a very great forehand, which hit the cross-lines.
The Spaniard defeated Nick Kyrgios in the most anticipated match of the Australian Open 2020 day.
The Spaniard won with the final score of 6-3 3-6 7-6 (6) 7-6 (4) in 3 hours and 42 minutes of play, sending a clear message to both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. He played a very convincing performance, beating a very strong player on hard-courts, remedying an unfavorable playing surface, but on which he is expressing a great tennis.
Now Rafa will face Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of the tournament