Rafael Nadal starts off in style, beats Marcos Giron in straight sets in opening round of Australian Open

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, January 17, 2022, 11:16 AM IST
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Rafael Nadal | Photo: AFP

Rafael renewed his bid for a men's-record 21st Grand Slam singles title with a straight-sets first-round win against Marcos Giron of the US.

Nadal, who is tied with Djokovic and Roger Federer with 20 major trophies, won 6-1, 6-4, 6-2.

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