Wimbledon 2022 Day 8 is an important day for all Rafa fans. Now into the second week, Rafa has his eyes on the quarterfinals spot. Novak has already made his way through, and Sinner knocked out Alcaraz, this must-have put Nadal on a mission to win his round-of-16 match. His opponent is from Netherlands, Botic van de Zandschulp. He is #21 in the tournament and has played decent tennis in the tournament so far. Rafa also showed tremendous improvement by winning in straight sets against a seeded player in the third round. Now his target is to win the fourth and reach the quarterfinals. The chances of winning the career grand slam still remain active for Rafa, just one round at a time.
Nick Kyrgios will also be in action today. He defeated Stefano Tsitsipas in the highly anticipated third-round encounter. It was a tough match, as expected, but Kyrgios made sure he gave the audience what they wanted. In four sets, he beat the Greek freak. The fans are happy as they see a very focused version, a hardworking version of Nick. If he manages to win his fourth-round match, we might see a potential Rafa Vs Kyrgios quarterfinal. Simona Halep will face her biggest competition today. She is against the #4 P Badosa of Spain. Badosa has shown tremendous play in this tournament and can prove to be a very tough opponent for Halep.
Wimbledon 2022 Day 8: Rafa Faces The Dutch, Simona Faces The Spanish
Rafael Nadal is in a bid to win his 23rd grand slam and get an inch closer to the career grand slam. Wimbledon 2022 Day 8 features Rafa against his #21 seed, Botic van de Zandschulp. The Dutch player has been in decent form in the tournament and could prove to be a tough opponent for Rafa. With Novak and Sinner through to the next round, the entire focus is on Rafa to win his. As we all know that Rafa is a fighter, and he will continue to fight till the end, this round is very important for him to reach the quarters. He is back in London after 2019 and has won this prestigious tournament two times already. But it was been more than a decade since he last won this title. This must be in his mind, even though he will never admit it. He would like to increase the grand slam gap between him, Novak, and Federer to three slams.
Nick Kyrgios will be facing the unseeded American Brandon Nakashima, who defeated Shapopolov in this tournament. After the first-round scare, Nick has found his feet and is looking very sincere towards his game. He just defeated Stefano Tsitsipas in an intense third-round encounter. Now, he looks to take his place in the quarters for a potential clash against Rafael Nadal. What a clash that would be.
Simona Vs Badosa
Former Wimbledon champion Simona Halep will face the in-from Badosa. The Spaniard is in great form right now and could prove to be Simona’s toughest challenge so far. It will be very exciting to see who wins this epic encounter between two superstars in women’s tennis.