Australian Open draw updates, Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios, Adelaide Worldwide, Kooyong Traditional, Hobart Worldwide, Andy Murray, Alex de Minaur
Other attention-grabbing first spherical matchups on the mens aspect:
(1) Rafael Nadal v Jack Draper | Not simply because it entails Rafa as prime seed. That is no simple match for Nadal. Draper is a robust up-and-comer and has been taking part in effectively within the Adelaide Worldwide. He beat Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) earlier right this moment and can play Kwon Quickly-woo within the semis tomorrow.
Kyle Edmund v (15) Jannik Sinner | Edmund is a former AO semi-finalist, and missed final 12 months’s match with a continual knee damage. Sinner made the quarters finally 12 months’s Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open, and picked up a knee damage within the fourth spherical at Roland Garros towards Audrey Rublev.
(5) Andrey Rublev v Dominic Thiem | Rublev was knocked out of the Adelaide Worldwide yesterday by Thanasi Kokkinakis, however remains to be the World No.6. Dominic Thiem alternatively picked up a wrist damage at a match in Mallorca, which took him out of the remainder of the 2021. He then missed large chunks of the 2022 tour, and fell out of the top-300. He was given a wildcard for this 12 months’s AO.