Wimbledon, day 8, LIVE: Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal steal the spotlight on Center Court

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Wimbledon, day 8, LIVE: Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal steal the spotlight on Center Court

Nick Kyrgios tries to take another step at Wimbledon. Photo: REUTERS / Matthew Childs

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Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who is on the verge of winning his third Grand Slam title of the season and 21st of his incredible career, will play his round of 16 game at Wimbledon Center Court on Monday. It will be the third round of an eighth day of the tournament, in which controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios will also play.

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Nadal, who will play his match no. 350 in the majors, he will face the young Dutch champion Botic van de Zandschulp in search of a place among the eight best of the British Open, where he has been waiting for Serbian Novak Djokovic since Sunday. It will be around 1pm in Argentina.

It is that in the initial round, from 9.30, the talented Kyrgios will take the field, who will test the nerves of the American Brandon Nakashima. And in between will be the action for the women’s draw with the clash between the Spanish Paula Badosa and the Romanian Simona Halep, the only Grand Slam champion who is still in the career among women.

The Chilean Cristian Garín, the last Latin American still in the individual competition, opened the match on field number 2 against the very fast Australian Alex de Miñaur. In addition, in the remaining duel of the round of 16, the Australian Jason Kubler will face the American Taylor Fritz.

The following is the schedule of the main matches of the 8th day of Wimbledon, Monday 4 July 2022, in the Argentine times. It broadcasts ESPN and Star +.

. Center Court (from 9:30 am)

Brandon Nakashima (United States) – Nick Kyrgios (AUS)

Paula Badosa (ESP / 4) – Simona Halep (RUM / 16)

Botic van de Zandschulp (NED / 21) – Rafael Nadal (ESP / 2nd seed)

. Court N.1 (from 9.00)

Elena Rybakina (KAZ / 17) – Petra Martic (CRO)

Jason Kubler (AUS) – Taylor Fritz (USA / 11)

Amanda Anisimova (USA) 20 – Harmony Tan (FRA)

. Court N.2 (from 7.00 am)

Cristian Garin (CHI) – Alex de Minaur (AUS / 19)

Alizé Cornet (FRA) – Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS)

With information from AFP

Source: Clarin

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