Top seed Rafael Nadal will face Mackenzie McDonald in the second round of the 2023 Australian Open on Wednesday. The American beat compatriot Brandon Nakashima 7-6, 7-6, 1-6, 6-7, 6-4 in his first-round clash.
Date: January 18, 2023
Match time: Third on after two women’s matches, so expected around 3 PM AEDT local time / 11 PM EST – New York, Montreal (Tuesday) / 4 AM GMT – United Kingdom / 5 AM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Venue: Rod Laver Arena
Rafa leads McDonald 1-0 in the head-to-head. He won their previous encounter at the 2020 French Open in straight sets.
Our champ is chasing a record-extending 23rd major title this fortnight and is ready to draw confidence from his opening victory against fast-rising Briton Jack Draper as he seeks to create more history in Melbourne.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!