March 1, 2021

Nadal is planted in Wimbledon quarterfinals after winning Sousa – La Provincia

In an Iberian duel, the Spanish Rafael Nadal won the Portuguese Joao Sousa, by 6-2, 6-2 and 6-2, his best result in terms of number of games this year, to reach for the seventh time the quarterfinals of Wimbledon, a tournament where he has already won 52 career victories, one more than the Swedish Bjorn Borg.

Rested after the break of the traditional Sunday in between, and playing for the third time in a row at the Central Track, Nadal He once again exhibited his quickness of legs and his tremendous effectiveness with the service, with which he did not give up a single point of rupture, to prevail over Sousa for the third time in their confrontations, in which he has only lost a set, in Madrid two years ago.

The Balearic, after winning his game number 70 on grass and 36 in total in what takes the season, personal record that the Swiss Roger Federer can equal this day to beat the Italian Matteo Berrettini, will face in quarterfinals against the winner of the match between the Americans Sam Querrey and Tennys Sandgren.

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