Australian Open 2022: Denis Shapovalov vs Rafael Nadal Head-to-Head Prediction
Denis Shapovalov stunned the tennis world by giving a shocker by defeating Alexander Zverev in round 4 of the Australian. It will a battle of the two southpaws when the Canadian goes toe-to-toe with Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open 2022.
Denis Shapovalov vs Rafael Nadal: Road to Quarter-Finals
Rafael Nadal a one-time Australian Open Champion will be playing Denis Shapovalov in the Quarter Finals. This will be Nadal's 14th Australian Open quarter-final.
The Spaniard defeated Marcos Giron in straight sets in the first round followed by defeating Yannick Hanfmann in straight sets in the second round.
In the third round, Rafa defeated Karen Khachanov by (6-3) (6-2) (3-6) (6-1). The fourth round he played Adrian Mannarino and won by in straight sets yet again.
Denis Shapovalov, from Canada, who is ranked 14th in the ATP rankings has drawn Rafael Nadal as his quarter-final opponent.
On his way to the quarter-final, he defeated Laslo Djere 3-1 in the first round (7-6) (6-4) (3-6) (7-6). In the next round, he played Soonwo Kwon in an intense 5 setter and won 3-2 by (7-6) (6-7) (6-7) (7-5) (6-2).
It was one of the best matches yet in this edition of the Australian Open. In the third round he played Reilly Opelka and defeated him 3-1 by (7-6) (4-6) (6-3) (6-4).
In the 4th round, he defeated the Australian Open contender Alexander Zverev in straight 3 sets by (6-3) (7-6) (6-3)
Denis Shapovalov vs Rafael Nadal: Head to Head
Denis Shapovalov vs Rafael Nadal: Australian Open Record
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Denis Shapovalov vs Rafael Nadal: Form Guide
A match between 2 players who are in great form will face each other in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
Denis Shapovalov vs Rafael Nadal: Predictions
This should be a nail-biting match between the two in-form left-handers.
Sportco predicts Denis Shapovalov to win in 5 sets.