NEW YORK: World No 1 tennis player, Rafael Nadal entered the round of 16 of the US open after defeating Russian player Karen Khachanov. The audience witnessed a very interesting match between these outstanding players on Friday in which Nadal defeated Karan Khachanov in 22-minute long game.
Both Rafael Nadal and Karen Khachanov have played very well and covered the game into 22-minute long interesting clash. Khachanov has performed very well and gave a tough competition to defending champion. At last, Nadal managed to win 5-7, 7-5, 7-6(7), 7-6 (3).
32-year-old Nadal has defeated Canadian player Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 6-4,6-2 in the second round. Spanish Player Nadal has now achieved victory in 25 of his last 26 matches this year. Spanish player survived an offensive onslaught from his big-hitting opponent, who launched 66 winners, including 22 aces.
Now Nadal has to face Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili in the round 16. Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili has defeated Guido Pella 6-3, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(4) to reach the Round of 16 at a Grand Slam for the first time.
The match between World No 1 tennis player and Nikoloz Basilashvili will be played on Sunday. The fans are eagerly waiting for the clash of these two excellent players.