Monday, June 27

Nadal and Alcaraz advance to the third round of Australia without giving up a set

Rafael Nadal has passed the second round of the Australian Open without too many problems. The 2009 champion has been imposed on the German repeated Yannick Hanfman for 6-2, 6-3 and 6-4 . Just like the Balearic tennis player Carlos Alcaraz He has advanced to the third round without giving up a set by beating the Serbian Dusan Lajović by 6-2, 6-1 and 7-5.

Nadal He needed 2 hours and 40 minutes to get rid of the German tennis player (128 in the world) and he felt good sensations to notch the fourth consecutive victory in a 2022 that started with the title in the Melbourne Summer Set. His next, the Russian Karen Khachanov (World 28) will already be a good test for his options in the tournament. The Balearic has a positive face-to-face with the Russian 7-0.

like Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz He also had no problems going to the third round against veteran Dusan Lajovic (39 in the world) and improving on his best result at the Australian Open where he fell in the second round last year. The 18-year-old tennis player from Murcia and 31 in the world will meet this Friday against the Italian Matthew Berrettini (7 world) who has beaten Stefan Kozlov 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 and 6-1.

Who had the most trouble getting through the second round was Pablo Carreno that he needed all five sets to get rid of the Dutchman Talen Greek Railway (World 62) 6-3, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (3), 3-6 and 6-4, in a tough match of 4 hours and 14 minutes. The Asturian tennis player will face the American in the third round Sebastian Korda. On the second day he was eliminated Peter Martinez against the Chilean Christian Garin by 6-7 (1), 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-2 and 6-2.

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Badosa, unstoppable

In the women’s tournament paula badosa, also qualified on the fast track, getting rid of the Italian Martina Trevisan by a resounding 6-0 and 6-3.

The Catalan tennis player, who on Saturday was proclaimed champion of the Sydney WTA 500, dispelled doubts about his physique after he received medical treatment during the first set of his first match against the Australian Ajla Tomljanovic.

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In the third round Badosa third round after closing the pass after one hour and ten minutes, will meet the Ukrainian Marta Kostiuk, executioner of her friend Sarah Sorribes 7-6 (5) and 6-3. For your part Martha Parrizas She has also passed the second round due to the non-appearance of her rival, the Belgian mariana zenevska, down due to injury.

All the results and the program for Thursday on the official website of the Australian Open.

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