The world quantity two, Rafael Nadal is in pursuit of his world file 21st grand-slam. He got here in to the fourth spherical sport towards Italian Fabio Fognini with out dropping a single set in your complete event. The 16th-rank seed Fognini got here within the match with excessive hopes, however his followers could be disillusioned after a dismal efficiency.
Nadal received the match 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 and stormed within the quarter remaining of the Australian Open 2021. Rafa has now received 33 units on a trot. The file for most-consecutive set wins lies with Roger Federer with 36-consecutive set wins. Nadal got here in to the event with a lower-back tightness however he altered his service to swimsuit his sport. Nadal has received the event solely as soon as earlier than and wish to higher his file on the Australian Open.
With the eight-time Australian Open winner, Djokovic having injury concerns, things look bright for the Spanish seed. Novak Djokovic said after his fourth round victory that playing in the Australian Open was a ‘gamble’ for him due to his abdominal pain. Djokovic will play his Quarterfinal against a strong Zverev while Nadal will have his match against Tsitsipas or Berrettini.
The final of the Australian Open 2021 will be played on 21 February 2021. It will be interesting to see if Rafa wins his 21st title or Djokovic wins his ninth Australian Open or there would be a new winner.