Nadal advances at Australian Open

Updated: 22 January 2010 12:39 IST

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has won his third-round match at the Australian Open, beating Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.

Melbourne :
Defending champion Rafael Nadal has won his third-round match at the Australian Open, beating Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.

Second-seeded Nadal, who beat Roger Federer in last year's final at Melbourne Park, broke Kohlschreiber's serve in the 11th game of the fourth set Friday. He held serve to take the match, closing with a forehand winner at Rod Laver Arena.

Topics : Tennis Rafael Nadal
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