Rafael Nadal survives five-set epic vs. Zverev to reach Australian Open last 16
|Nadal overcame rising star Alexander Zverev in a gripping contest to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.|
Rafael Nadal Defeated young sensation of Tennis A. Zverev in 5 sets 4-6 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 6-2.
In a next few year Zverev will be one of the best player of tennis and many regard him as a next number one.
Rafael Nadal survives and put away another huge upset of Australian open after Novak Djokovic's departure from Australian open.
In a First set Zverev broke Nadal's serve and won a set with 6-4.
but Nadal came back in a second set and won a set with ease 6-3.but 3rd set went into a tie break but before that Nadal had a chance to win a set when he broke Zverev's service and he couldn't hold that advantage , Zverev broke Nadal's Serve, Match was even. Match went into a tie Break. where Zverev won a set with 7-5 in a tie break.
Now Zverev holding a lead on Nadal with 2 sets to 1 set.
Nadal fought back in a game , he had shown his fighting spirit. He won 4th set 6-3 and he named fifth by 6-2.
Zverev, 19, had recovered a break early in the final set before requiring treatment for cramp.
|A. Zverev Of Germany gave a Headache to Nadal in a third round game of Australian Open.|
A four hour and six minutes game epic game come to an end where experience got an edge of young talent.
A. Zverev is German player and many people regard him as a next Becker and he has calibre to be a No. 1 player in Tennis.
It is almost three years since Nadal won his 14th major title at the 2014 French Open, and that was the last time he got past the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam.
Rafa gave an Answer of question asked , "How he beat Zverev?"
Rafa said in his on-court interview. " Fighting And running a lot".
"Everybody knows how good Alexander is. He's the future of our sport, and the present also."
Nadal will face France's Gael Monfils, who beat German Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3 7-6 (7-1) 6-4.
Canadian third seed Milos Raonic made it through to the last 16 with a 6-2 7-6 (7-5) 3-6 6-3 win over Frenchman Gilles Simon.
Denis Istomin, the qualifier from Uzbekistan who stunned Novak Djokovic in round two, produced another superb effort to beat Spanish 30th seed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-4 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-2.