After Federer ultimate 12 months, Nadal encounters tight Australian Open safety
Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 29, 2020. Spain’s Rafael Nadal throughout his quarter ultimate fit towards Austria’s Dominic Thiem. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World primary Rafa Nadal were given a style of the tight safety on the Australian Open on Wednesday when he was once stopped at a checkpoint through a diligent safety professional who demanded the winner of 19 Grand Slam titles display his accreditation.
After explaining that he didn’t have his go on him as he was once coaching outdoor, Nadal was once cleared to head during the barrier within the halls of Melbourne Park best when a 2d guard stepped in to familiarize his colleague with one of the crucial recreation’s biggest avid gamers.
A video of the change captured through broadcaster Eurosport was once later posted at the ATP’s twitter account, and displays the 2009 champion smiling and patting the primary professional on his shoulder prior to strolling away.
Nadal’s nice rival Roger Federer in a similar way came upon that regulations are regulations at Melbourne Park in 2019 when the 20-times Grand Slam winner was once blocked from getting into a locker room through a safety guard.
Nadal was once in motion towards Dominic Thiem for a place within the semi-finals within the evening consultation on Wednesday.
Reporting through Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing through Toby Chopra