Sport Tennis - Open from Australia (H): Nadal Loose a Set, Zverev Easy, Berrettini gets fucked against Alcaraz

16:10  21 january  2022
16:10  21 january  2022 Source:   sport365.fr

Astonishing twist looming in Djokovic visa war

  Astonishing twist looming in Djokovic visa war There is an extraordinary twist looming in the Novak Djokovic visa fight ahead of the Australian Open, according to a 4BC host.Breen is among several journalists reporting that Djokovic will have his visa cancelled by Immigration Minister Alex Hawke today.

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Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, Matteo Berrettini and Denis Shapovalov have dropped their ticket for Australian Open Finals, with more or less difficulties.

Cadats hold their rank in the top of the Australian Open painting! Alexander Zverev, head of Series No. 3, did not have any difficulty to get rid of the qualified Moldovan Radu Albot and rally the rounds of finals. German became 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in 1h58 by serving 16 Aces and 78% of first balls and saving the five Break bullets posed by his opponent. A break in each round has been enough for the Olympic champion to take away and challenge Denis Shapovalov to the next turn. The Canadian, head of Series No. 14, defeated Reilly Opelka on the score of 7-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in 3:04. Even though the American giant served 17 Aces, "Shapo" reached the breaker three times: 3-3 in the first set, at 3-2 in the third and 2-2 in the fourth. The Canadian did not could do anything in the second round, where Opelka took office at 3-3 and then took place. Here it is in the second final in Melbourne for the first time in his career.

Woodbridge reveals Osaka's big attitude shift

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Berrettini at the Super Tie-Break

in the shoe shift where Gaël Monfils is Matteo Berrettini and Pablo Carreno-Busta who will compete in the round of 16. The Italian won a 4:12 struggle at the Super Tie-Break against Carlos Alcaraz: 6-2, 7-6, 4-6, 2-6, 7-6. During this meeting where the two players have experienced up and down (51 winning strokes and 52 direct mistakes for Italian, 39 winning strokes and 48 direct mistakes for Italian), it's Berrettini who has the best started with A first set won thanks to two breaks and a second 7-3 at the decisive game. But he knew a thumb and the 18-year-old Spanish, in "Nadal Young" mode with his skidder and his salient muscles, took the opportunity to equalize everywhere at breakant three times. Everything has played in the fifth set, where the Italian has twisted the ankle (but could resume after a few minutes) and where each player had to save a break ball at the beginning of the sleeve, then Berrettini S ' A match ball at 6-5 on the Alcaraz service. Spanish saved him, but a few minutes later, in the Super Tie-Break, his ninth double-fault of the match, at 9-5, offered the victory in Berrettini, who will play the eighth of Final Sunday. , a stadium where he said planned last year against Stefanos Tsitsipas. This time it's Pablo Carreno Busta who will be on the other side of the net. Spanish, head of Series No. 19, ended the course of Sebastian Korda, winning 6-4, 7-5, 6-7, 6-3 in 3:27. Even if the American served 21 Aces, "PCB" managed to take six times his service. Only the third round escaped him when he lost 8-6 to the Tie-Break after led 5-3.

Novak Djokovic appeals against visa cancellation in Federal Court hearing ahead of Australian Open

  Novak Djokovic appeals against visa cancellation in Federal Court hearing ahead of Australian Open Lawyers for Novak Djokovic tell the full bench of the Federal Court that Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has misinterpreted media reports about the tennis star's views on vaccination, and the level of support he receives from anti-vaxxers. They also say the minister failed to produce evidence the tennis star could fuel anti-vaccination sentiment by staying in Australia.The full bench of the Federal Court began sitting on Sunday morning to hear Djokovic's appeal against his visa cancellation.

Nadal in four sets

Rafael Nadal, meanwhile, won his ticket for the rounds of finals at midnight, after a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win in 2h53 against Karen Khachanov, 30th World. Never beaten by Russian during their first seven confrontations, the world's n ° 5 continued on his moment, even if he dropped a set. Nadal won the first handle in front of his entrance on his only occasion of the set, then he broke at 0-0 and 3-1 in the second and thought maybe move towards an easy victory. But the Russian raised his level of play and on his second ball of the match, he managed to take the service of the Majorcan at 2-1 and then saved three shots of description to return to two sleeves to one. However, Nadal did not shake a long time: a break at 1-0 and 4-1 in a fourth round set, where he lost only two points on his service, allowed him to win. Next opponent: Aslan Karatsev or Adrian Mannarino.

Nadal shakes off 'emotional' first-set epic to win .
Rafael Nadal survived a first-set scare to then dominate French opponent Adrian Mannarino and cruise into the quarter finals.Nadal was seriously challenged early on, failing to earn a single break point in the opening set and letting it go to a tiebreak.

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