No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal has reached the sweet 16 at the Australia Open for the 11th time – easing past Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 on Margaret court Arena.
“When you win 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 in the third round, is always a great result, no?, Nadal said to media. “Without playing well, is impossible to have these kind of results. So happy for that. Happy to be through, yeah, fourth round. Already is good news”
There has been controversy about court assignments for night matches. Asked about this the Spanish 16-time major winner said:” You know the same like me why there is player that play the night and others play the day. There is television, there is tickets to sell, there is players that achieve more than others. That’s why some players plays in prime time and other ones don’t play in the prime time.
“That’s easy to understand. It’s not about fair or not fair.” Read more