MELBOURNE, Australia – Rafael Nadal defeated Matthew Ebden 6: 3, 6: 2, 6: 2 to take 3rd place in the Australian Open in the professional era and extended his record to Melbourne Park never lose a match of the second round.
The win improved Nadal's 2009 win to 57-12 at the Australian Open, beating Stefan Edberg's 56-point mark.
Six-time champion Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lead the top two places on this list. Defending champion Federer scored his 96th win last Wednesday and Djokovic was 62st in the championship after his first-round win.
"There is nothing better" than in his home country's Grand Slam tournament, said de Minaur, who was voted ATP Newcomer 2018 of the year, adding, "I could do that every day of the year."
Seeing Nadal opposite, he said, "It's going to be incredible to just stand trial with him." Anderson was runner-up at Wimbledon last year and the US Open in 2017, and he had won all three of his previous matches against 39th place.
Keith Anderson made a considerable headway in the midst of problems with a poor operator disappearance and missing 20-year-old American FranciscanTiafoe4-66-46-47-5. Tiafoe.
But after Tiafoe had failed with a set and a 3-0 deficit in the second round, he turned the game around, to enter the second round in a big tournament for the second time.
In the third round, Tiafoe was joined by another US child who had never been to Melbourne Park before, 21-year-old Taylor Fritz, who saved 12 of the 13 breakpoints he received when sending Gael Monfils No. 30, France, encountered. 7 (8), 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5).
Next comes Fritz for a matchup against Roger Federer, the two-time defending champion in Australia and owner of 20 Grand Slam titles.
"I grew up with the guys I play today. I can not tell you how many times I have seen Monfils highlight on YouTube. "Fed", obviously, was all my adult life, he was always the best and won everything, "said Fritz," It's really cool to be back on the pitch with him. "
Rafael Nadal beat Matthew Ebden went 6: 3, 6: 2, 6: 2, finishing in 3rd place in the Australian Open in the professional era and expanding his record of not losing a second-round match in Melbourne Park.
Sloane Stephens Advances
Sloane Stephens opened the day at the Rod Laver Arena, at the expense of her former twin partner Timea Babos in a second match of the second round of the Women's Tournament, which was billed as the Battle of the Frenemies.  Fifth Stephens, the 2017 United States Open winner, looked strong in a 6-3, 6-1 win, but Babos was able to continue her work by saving 18 of 23 breakpoints.
The players won in 2010 three junior Grand Prix Slam Junior Titles – the French, Wimbledon and the United States Open -.
Stevens' news of water from the bazaar waiters made me less well off
ad to stay there and be patient, "she said.
Next, Stephens plays No. 31-seeded Petra Martic, who beat Marketa Vondrousova 6-4, 7-5. 19659002] In other women's games on Wednesday, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated the ninth-seeded Kiki Bertens (3-6, 6-3, 6-3) to reach the third round of a major for the first time since her quarter-finals in 2017 Aliaksandra Sasnovich defeated 20-year-old Anett Kontaveit, 6-3, 6-3.
No. 19-year-old Caroline Garcia won 6: 3, 6: 3 against Zoe Hives and Caroline Wozniacki, the women's defending champion, also set himself in straight sets and beat Johanna Larsson 6: 1, 6: 3.