The World #1 player, Rafael Nadal, dodges a slow start as he advances to the third round of US Open. The Veteran Spanish defeated Taro Daniel to book his place in round 3 of this tournament.
Taro Daniel stands at #121. However, he gave a little setback to Nadal after winning the first set. But it does not matter how you begin.The Veteran proved to the world why he is the World #1 after making a comeback in the remaining sets. Scores in the match read 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Therefore, Rafael Nadal won 3-1 in the second round to advance to the third.
With this, he books his place in the third round of the tournament for the third consecutive year. Furthermore, this victory marks Nadal’s 51st victory of the season. What an impressive season he is having.
Daniel started to a fiery start. He was too quick for Nadal because of which he took the lead in the first set. However, the performance did not last long as The Spanish Veteran proved to us once again why he is the best in the business. With this win, he will now meet Leonardo Mayer, the lucky loser, in the third round.
The Spanish has an impressive record against Mayer as he has won the last seven sets against him. Mayer is the first lucky loser to reach the round three of the US Open since 2008.