The world quantity two, Rafael Nadal is in pursuit of his world report 21st grand-slam. He got here in to the fourth spherical sport in opposition to Italian Fabio Fognini with out dropping a single set in the whole match. The 16th-rank seed Fognini got here within the match with excessive hopes, however his followers could be dissatisfied after a dismal efficiency.
Nadal gained the match 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 and stormed within the quarter ultimate of the Australian Open 2021. Rafa has now gained 33 units on a trot. The report for most-consecutive set wins lies with Roger Federer with 36-consecutive set wins. Nadal got here in to the match with a lower-back tightness however he altered his service to go well with his sport. Nadal has gained the match solely as soon as earlier than and want to higher his report on the Australian Open.
With the eight-time Australian Open winner, Djokovic having harm considerations, issues look vibrant for the Spanish seed. Novak Djokovic mentioned after his fourth spherical victory that enjoying within the Australian Open was a ‘gamble’ for him because of his belly ache. Djokovic will play his Quarterfinal in opposition to a powerful Zverev whereas Nadal could have his match in opposition to Tsitsipas or Berrettini.
The ultimate of the Australian Open 2021 shall be performed on 21 February 2021. It is going to be attention-grabbing to see if Rafa wins his 21st title or Djokovic wins his ninth Australian Open or there could be a brand new winner.