Set 1: 4-1 | The match is complicated for Sonego, Rafa continues solid towards the first Set. 4-1
Set 1: 3-1 | ¡Point for Rafael! Sonego’s lob is left out. 40-30
Set 1: 3-1 | The Italian’s response remains on the net. 30-30
Set 1: 3-1 | Sonego comes forward for the first time in Rafa’s service. 15-30
Set 1: 3-1 | Sonego misses the drop attempt that falls short. 15 same
Set 1: 3-1 | Nadal double fault. 00-15
Set 1: 3-1 | Break for Spanish! The reverse of the Italian is gone. 3 to 1 for Nadal
Set 1: 2-1 | Break ball for rafa. 30-40
Set 1: 2-1 | Another Rafa mistake. 30 same
Set 1: 2-1 | Nadal’s answer flies away, the wind today does not help the tennis players. 15-30
Set 1: 2-1 | ¡Sonego’s right comes out! 00-30 for Spanish
Set 1: 2-1 | Sonego serves again in the fourth game. First point for Nadal who is ahead on the scoreboard. 00-15
Set 1: 2-1 | Another blank game for the Spaniard, no problem on his serve so far. 2-1
Set 1: 1-1 | After a second without power, the Balearic opens the field and goes ahead. 40-00
Set 1: 1-1 | Nadal takes the point after three deep forehands. 30-00
Set 1: 1-1 | Nadal returns to serve and starts by winning the first point. 15-00
Set 1: 1-1 | The drop shot and then I volleyed it to close out the game. 1-1
Set 1: 1-0 | Nadal wins the point while Sonego forced to change racket after a problem on the ropes. 40-30
Set 1: 1-0 | Effective serve for Sonego who now wins another point with the first serve. 40-15
Set 1: 1-0 | Nadal’s great response, the Italian can’t do anything. 30-15
Set 1: 1-0 | Ace of Sonego. 30-00
Set 1: 1-0 | First point for the Italian, Nadal netted with the answer. 15-00
Set 1: 1-0 | Blank game for Rafa. Good start to the match. 1-0
Set 1: 0-0 | Sonego throws out the answer. 40-00
Set 1: 0-0 | 30-00 with a great setback from the Balearic Islands
The match begins!
Nadal serves first
Set 1: 0-0 | After a foul on serve, Nadal wins the first point of the match. 15-00
The players leave the locker room, Nadal and Sonego will begin to warm up in a few minutes
Badosa wins 7-5 7-6 and gets into the round of 16!
Great match for the Spanish that ends with a victory in two sets that classifies her in the second week of Wimbledon. Paula Badosa defeat the two-time champion of the tournament, Petra Kvitova. Now in a few minutes Nadal and Sonego will warm up, ready to face each other in the Central
Meanwhile, in the women’s draw, the first favorite jumped. the polish Swiatek lost against Cornet with a resounding 2 to 0. The number one in the world loses after accumulating 37 consecutive victories.
The winner of this duel will be measured in the round of 16 against the Dutchman Botic Van de Zandschulp which he defeated by three sets to one Richard Gasquet. Nadal has already faced Van de Zandschulp at the last Roland Garros where the Spaniard won in three sets.
The two-time Wimbledon champion continues his tournament without presenting, until now, any type of discomfort in his foot. The treatment, as he declared in Mallorca, seems to work and the chronic pain that he suffered at Roland Garros has already disappeared and is allowing Nadal to play this tournament more calmly
The start of the match is scheduled for 18:35 but everything will depend on Badosa’s duel against Kvitova and its duration.
Rafa Nadal comes to this duel with good feelings, having won two matches against Cerundolo and Berankis; it’s the first time he’s faced the Italian who took a different path with a fifth-set comeback in the first round against Kudla while the second match saw him more smoothly, a net 3-0 against Gaston.
Buenas tardes! Today is match day for Nadal!
Good afternoon everyone, today Rafa Nadal will meet the Italian Sonego after finishing Paula Badosa’s match on center court. The winner will advance to the round of 16.
George is Digismak’s reported cum editor with 13 years of experience in Journalism