Nadal vs Shapovalov Live Stream, Tips & Preview

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Nadal vs Shapovalov Live Stream

Rafael Nadal continues his quest for a historic 21st Grand Slam singles title when he comes up against Canadian star Denis Shapovalov in the quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov Australian Open Live Stream, Tips, Predictions & Preview

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov free Australian Open live stream tips, predictions and preview – Shapovalov has seen at least one tiebreak in all four of his AO matches this tournament…

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov Tips

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov Match Details

🎾 Competition: Australian Open QF
🗓 Date: Tuesday January 25
 Time: TBA
🏟 Stadium: Rod Laver Arena

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov Head to Head

Nadal leads 3-1

  • 2021 | Rome R16 | Nadal 3-6 6-4 7-6
  • 2019 | Davis Cup | Nadal 6-3 7-6
  • 2018 | Rome R16 | Nadal 6-4 6-1
  • 2017 | Canada R16 | Shapovalov 3-6 6-4 7-6

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov Stats

  • Nadal has won three of the four previous meetings
  • Three of those four matches produced a tiebreak
  • Shapovalov has seen at least one tiebreak in all four of his AO matches this event
  • Nadal played a tiebreak in his last match
  • Shapovalov has won seven of his eight matches in 2022
  • Nadal has won all seven of his matches in 2022
  • Shapovalov has dropped a set in three of his four matches this tournament
  • Shapovalov is 8-22 vs top 10 players
  • Nadal has lost in the QFs in three of his last four Australian Open appearances

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov Prediction & Preview

Rafael Nadal is three wins away from creating more history as he prepares to confront the explosive Denis Shapovalov in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Tuesday.

With Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev gone from the top half of the draw, only Shapovalov and one of Matteo Berrettini and Gael Monfils stand in the way of Nadal playing for a second Australian Open title – and more importantly, a record 21st major title.

Nadal finds himself in a fantastic position, but can he take advantage? The Spaniard was looking comfortable in Melbourne in winning the lead-in tournament and his first two matches in straight sets, but some holes started to appear in his game during a four-set win over Karen Khachanov and during a wild opening set tiebreak against Adrian Mannarino in the fourth round.

Nadal was forced to save four set points in the 28-minute first set tiebreak, but ultimately prevailed 16-14 before running away with a 7-6 6-2 6-2 victory over the unorthodox Frenchman. Nadal was fairly passive as Mannarino – not known for his firepower at all – struck more winners than him in the first set, and if it wasn’t for the Frenchman succumbing to fatigue after playing until 2.30am in the previous round, it could have been a different story.

Meanwhile, Shapovalov – as he tends to do – battled through his early rounds against Laslo Djere (four sets), Soonwoo Kwon (five sets) and Reilly Opelka (four sets) before producing his best tennis of the tournament in the fourth round, conquering third seed Alexander Zverev in straight sets. It was a disastrous performance from Zverev, but Shapovalov took full advantage to claim his third top 10 scalp at a slam.

It continues a fantastic start to the season from Shapovalov, who partnered Felix Auger-Aliassime in leading Canada to ATP Cup glory for the first time. Now working with Andy Murray’s former coach Jamie Delgado, Shapovalov will be hoping the Brit’s experience of plotting Nadal’s takedown with Murray over the years will give him an edge on Tuesday.

Shapovalov certainly won’t be intimidated by Nadal – the Canadian beat him in his home country as a teenager back in 2017 and has pushed him hard in their last two meetings, falling in a final set tiebreak in Rome last year and going down in a tight two-setter at the Davis Cup in 2019, which also featured a tiebreak.

Considering Shapovalov has seen one or more tiebreaks in all four of his matches this week, there’s a decent chance we see another one in this quarter-final, while the Canadian is also good value to spring the upset over Nadal, who hasn’t played his best at Melbourne Park over the last few years and who’s best tennis on hardcourt is perhaps behind him.

Rafael Nadal vs Denis Shapovalov Live Stream

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