Rafael Nadal mudah mengatasi Hugo Dellien dengan kemenangan straight-set dalam aksi pusingan pertama Terbuka Australia sebentar tadi.
Pemain nombor satu dunia itu membuktikan kemampuannya terlalu ampuh buat Dellien di Rod Laver Arena apabila menang 6-2, 6-3, 6-0 dalam tempoh dua jam dua minit.
Usaha Nadal untuk menyertai Roger Federer menjuarai 20 grand slam bermula dengan cemerlang walaupun terpaksa bekerja keras pada permulaan permainan.
Akhirnya, aksi konsisten yang dipamerkan jaguh kelahiran Sepanyol itu tidak mampu ditandingi pemain ke-73 dunia, Dellien.
Federico Delbonis atau Joao Sousa bakal menjadi halangan seterusnya buat Nadal dalam pusingan kedua.
Editor: Ammar Hakim
Tue Jan 21 2020
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