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Rafael Nadal misplaced to Felix Auger-Aliassime in his second exhibition match on the Hurlingham Membership; Novak Djokovic didn’t play on Friday as he pulled out and was changed by Diego Schwartzman; Nadal and Djokovic are the highest two seeds at Wimbledon, which begins on June 27

Final Up to date: 24/06/22 9:06pm

Rafael Nadal in action at the Hurlingham Club

Rafael Nadal in motion on the Hurlingham Membership

Rafael Nadal continued his Wimbledon preparation on the Giorgio Armani Tennis
Basic on the Hurlingham Membership as he was overwhelmed by Felix Auger-Aliassime.

The pair might meet on the quarter-final stage at SW19 and the Canadian struck a possible psychological blow with a 7-6 (6) 4-6 1-0 (10-3) win in London.

Nadal, 36, selected to play two exhibition matches on the Hurlingham Membership and beat Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday in his first match on grass for 3 years.

The primary set didn’t yield a single break level and Auger-Aliassime edged forward on a tie-break.

Nadal responded effectively and earned the primary break of the match within the fifth sport of the second set to open a 3-2 lead.

He held serve to power a decider, however Auger-Aliassime gained seven successive factors from 1-1 to romp house within the match tie-break.

“We’re rivals we attempt to win at any time when we are able to, even when practising for main tournaments,” mentioned Auger-Aliassime.

“He [Nadal] is a good inspiration to me, it is a pleasure and privilege to get to play him. I had a terrific week, so thanks and possibly see you subsequent yr.”

Novak Djokovic pulled out of his match towards Alexei Popyrin and was changed by Diego Schwartzman.

Djokovic, Nadal be taught Wimbledon attracts

High seed Djokovic begins his quest for a seventh Wimbledon title and twenty first Grand Slam title towards South Korea’s Kwon Quickly-woo.

Second seed Nadal, who is about to make his first look at Wimbledon since 2019 and is midway to a profession Grand Slam, faces Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo within the first spherical.

Djokovic and Nadal can’t face one another till the ultimate.

On the ladies’s facet, Serena Williams has the possibility to ease into the match towards world No 113 Concord Tan whereas prime seed Iga Swiatek opens her marketing campaign towards Croatian qualifier Jana Fett.

Andy Murray can be blissful together with his facet of the draw having prevented a number of the massive names, although a possible second-round assembly towards John Isner is on the playing cards.

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