Nadal and friends after the game
Sosa shakes hands. Figure / Wimbledon official website
New Beijing News (Reporter Sun Haiguang) Wimbledon ushered in "Super Monday" today, the first of the Big Three to play is No. 3 Seed Nadal, he beat his friend Sousa 3 6-2 to advance to the top 8.
In the tour, Nadal and Souza are good friends, "We are very familiar and often train together. When he comes out, it is very dangerous. I watched his game in Halle, but I watched his game against Cilic here. He played very well." Nadal said Souza’s ball is fast.The play is very aggressive.
Appreciation is admiration, but Nadal can be merciless when he is on the court. The two have played against each other twice before, but both took place on clay, and both were won by the Spaniard. This time I came to the grass field of the All England Club, and there is still no suspense.
Three 6 to 2, Nadal overtakes Souza and advances to the men's singles top 8. The last time Nadal reached the top 8 of Wimbledon in a row was from 2010 to 2011. In both cases, he eventually reached the finals and won 1 championship and 1 second.
Sosa, currently ranked 69th in the world, is a rare rising star in Portuguese tennis. He is also the first Portuguese player to reach the top 16 of Wimbledon. In addition to a good tennis talent, Souza also has a strong language talent. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish, Catalan, French, and Italian.
This is the 7th time Nadal has reached the top 8 of Wimbledon, and he will faceThe winner between Sandgren and Querrey. If you can go further, Nadal and Federer have a good chance to meet again in the semifinals.