Nadal included on Australian Open entry list-ZoomTech News

Nadal included on Australian Open entry list-ZoomTech News

Nadal received his second Australian Open title in 2022 when he defeated Daniil Medvedev within the remaining

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal has been included on the entry checklist for the Australian Open after almost a yr out with harm, whereas Nick Kyrgios seems to be set to overlook the event in January.

Nadal, 37, has been out of motion since injuring his hip flexor on the final Australian Open.

The previous world primary just lately confirmed he would make his return at January’s Brisbane Worldwide.

Australian Kyrgios has had an injury-blighted 2023, lacking all 4 majors.

The 28-year-old, a Wimbledon finalist in 2022, has struggled with wrist, knee and foot accidents and stated final month “the celebrities would want to align” for him to be match for the primary main of the yr. In concept, he may nonetheless be awarded a wildcard.

Defending champion and world primary Novak Djokovic will return as he bids for a record-extending eleventh males’s Australian Open title and a twenty fifth Grand Slam win total.

Lengthy-time rival Nadal, who has received 22 majors, stated in Might that 2024 would “in all probability” be his final yr on tour.

Girls’s world primary Iga Swiatek and defending champion Aryna Sabalenka, the world quantity two, will resume their rivalry after each had been confirmed within the line-up.

In the meantime, former champions Naomi Osaka, Caroline Wozniacki and Angelique Kerber will return to Melbourne Park after taking time away from the tour to have kids.

Nice Britain’s Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie, Jack Draper, Katie Boulter and Jodie Burrage have all acquired a direct entry.

The Australian Open begins on 14 January and ends with the lads’s singles remaining on 28 January.

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