Novak Djokovic, defeating Luc Pui, secured the 53rd meeting with Rafael Nadal. The victory of any of them in Australia will lead to new records. It will be a great game where the first and the second racket of the world will meet.
Djokovic and Nadal – clash of the titans
In the men’s final of the Australian Open, the first and second racket of the world – Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal – willplay. The Spaniard confidently defeated Stefanos Tsitsipason Thursday, previously deprived of the tournament defended the title of Roger Federer, while the Serb sent home Luke Puion Friday. Neither the Greek nor the French was able to offer any noticeable resistance to the leaders of tennis. Tsitsipas won only six games, Pui did four, and each received a “donut”.
Meetings of Djokovic and Nadal at the decisive stages of major tournaments have long become something quite familiar and natural, although now you cannot help thinking about how many of them are left ahead – afterall, Novak is 31 years old, and Rafael is 32. You can make your bets for the final at pin-up.casino. Both playersover the course of their career overcame injuries, serious recessions and returned to the highest level. In terms of the number of personal encounters, the Serbian and Spaniard set the Open-era record long ago in men’s tennis, and in women’s matches, they are second only to the most legendary standoff between Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.