Rafael Nadal loses at Australian Open

It was a dissapointing start for world No 5, Rafa Nadal  grand slam campaign as he lost to Fernado Verdasco at the Melbourne Park

Rafael Nadal suffered his first round-one exit at the Australian Open as Fernando Verdasco recorded a stunning five-set win at Melbourne Park.

The Spanish left-handers produced an exhibition of hard-hitting to thrill those inside the Rod Laver Arena over four hours and 40 minutes.

Verdasco saved a break point to prevent going 3-0 down in the decider, going on to win 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 3-6 7-6 (4-7) 6-2.

BBC

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