Rafael Nadal, which debuted yesterday with a victory in the doubles at the 250 tournament in Melbourne, already has a rival tomorrow in the eighth of the singles draw.
Is about Ricaras Berankis, 104th in the ATP ranking. At 31 years old, and coming from the previous phase, the Lithuanian This Wednesday he won the American Marcos Giron by 7-5 and 6-4. He took advantage of the filming he already had of his two victories in the qualifying phase.
To be the first confrontation between Berankis and Nadal on the circuit. The natural player from Vilnius ranked 50th best in 2016.
Nadal continues with his preparation. This time on the Margaret Court Arena track in the capital of Victoria. And it is that on Thursday he will have to double games since the eighth of the modality in pairs also await him.