Rafael Nadal is starting his campaign in Australian Open. Last year, he bested Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2 6-4 6-0, Frances Tiafoe 6-3 6-4 6-2, Tomas Berdych 6-0 6-1 7-64, Alex De Minaur 6-1 6-2 6-4, Matthew Ebden 6-3 6-2 6-2 and James Duckworth 6-4 6-3 7-5. The Spaniard won the Australian Open once in 2009 and he was the runner-up 4 times in 2012, 2014, 2017 and 2019.

Draw Prediction with head to head records

This is Rafael Nadal’s projected draw along with the possible opponents at the Australian Open. The Spaniard has an overall winning record (49-36) with the plausible opponents.

R1 – Hugo Dellien (72) – H2H 0-0
R2 – Joao Sousa (58) – H2H 3-0
or Federico Delbonis (73) – H2H 3-0
R3 – Pablo Carreno-Busta (30) – H2H 4-0
R4 – Nick Kyrgios (26) – H2H 4-3
or Karen Khachanov (16) – H2H 7-0
1/4 – Dominic Thiem (5) – H2H 9-4
or Gael Monfils (10) – H2H 14-2
1/2 – Daniil Medvedev (4) – H2H 3-0
or Alexander Zverev (7) – H2H 5-1
Fin – Novak Djokovic (2) – H2H 26-29
or Roger Federer (3) – H2H 24-16

R1 – Hugo Dellien’s rankings and performance.

Head to head record 0-0

Hugo Dellien Point Table info

Hugo Dellien has a 0-1 record in 2020, 0-1 on hard. Talking about the previous 4 years, Hugo has a 2-6 record on hard. The Bolivian won 7 of his last 10 matches.

Last year at the Melbourne Hugo didn’t compete at the Melbourne in 2019.

H2H Rafael Nadal vs. Hugo Dellien

There is no head to head record between Rafael Nadal and Hugo Dellien since this would be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.

R2 – Joao Sousa’s rankings and performance.

Head to head 3-0 for Rafael Nadal

Joao Sousa Point Table info

Joao Sousa has a 0-1 win-loss record in 2020, 0-1 on hard. IN the previous 5 years, Joao has a 77-94 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). Sousa needs to find his way after he has lost the previous 4 matches.

Last year at the Melbourne The Portuguese lost to Kei Nishikori in the 3rd round 7-66 6-1 6-2.

H2H Rafael Nadal vs. Joao Sousa

This would be the 4th time that Rafael Nadal and Joao Sousa clash against each other. The head to head is 3-0 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), but they have never played each other on hard .

Alternatively, Rafael Nadal may face Federico Delbonis. Their H2H is 3-0 for Rafael Nadal.

R3 – Pablo Carreno-Busta’s rankings and performance.

Head to head 4-0 for Rafael Nadal

Pablo Carreno-Busta Point Table info

Pablo Carreno-Busta has a 1-1 win-loss record in 2020, 1-1 on hard. Regarding the last 5 years, Pablo has a 84-57 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). Carreno-Busta won 7 of his last 10 matches.

Last year at the Melbourne The Spaniard was defeated by Kei Nishikori in the 4th round 6-78 4-6 7-64 6-4 7-68.

H2H Rafael Nadal vs. Pablo Carreno-Busta

This contest would be 5th time that Rafael Nadal and Pablo Carreno-Busta fight against each other. The head to head is 4-0 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard .

R4 – Nick Kyrgios’s rankings and performance.

Head to head 4-3 for Rafael Nadal

Nick Kyrgios Point Table info

Nick Kyrgios has a 3-1 record in 2020, 3-1 on hard. IN the previous 5 years, the Australian has a 118-56 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). Kyrgios won 7 of his last 10 matches.

Kyrgios’s most significant result of this year was getting to the semi-finals in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney.

Last year at the Melbourne Nick was overcome by Milos Raonic in the 1st round 6-4 7-65 6-4.

H2H Rafael Nadal vs. Nick Kyrgios

This would be the 8th time that Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios square off. The head to head is 4-3 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), but Kyrgios leads 2-1 on hard .

Alternatively, Rafael Nadal may face Karen Khachanov. Their H2H is 7-0 for Rafael Nadal.

1/4 – Dominic Thiem’s rankings and performance.

Head to head 9-4 for Rafael Nadal

Dominic Thiem Point Table info

Dominic Thiem has a 1-2 record in 2020, 1-2 on hard. Talking about the last 5 years, the Austrian has a 92-62 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). Dominic won 7 of his last 10 matches.

Last year at the Melbourne Dominic got to the 2nd round in 2019 in Australian-Open before retiring against Alexei Popyrin when he was 7-5 6-4 2-0 ret..

H2H Rafael Nadal vs. Dominic Thiem

This would be the 14th time that Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem fight against each other. The head to head is 9-4 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard .

Alternatively, Rafael Nadal may face Gael Monfils. Their H2H is 14-2 for Rafael Nadal.

1/2 – Daniil Medvedev’s rankings and performance.

Head to head 3-0 for Rafael Nadal

Daniil Medvedev Point Table info

Daniil Medvedev has a 4-1 record in 2020, 4-1 on hard. In connection to the last 5 years, Daniil has a 100-42 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). Medvedev won 7 of his last 10 matches.

Daniil’s best achievement of the season was reaching the semi-finals in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney.

Last year at the Melbourne Medvedev was overcome by Novak Djokovic in the 4th round 6-4 6-75 6-2 6-3.

H2H Rafael Nadal vs. Daniil Medvedev

This match would represent the 4th time that Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev clash against each other. The head to head is 3-0 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), 2-0 on hard .

Alternatively, Rafael Nadal may face Alexander Zverev. Their H2H is 5-1 for Rafael Nadal.

Final – Novak Djokovic’s rankings and performance.

Head to head 29-26 for Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic Point Table info

Novak Djokovic has a 6-0 record in 2020, 6-0 on hard. In the course of the last 5 years, Djokovic has a 453-77 record on hard (Click here to see full career record). The Serbian will try to keep a positive momentum since he is on a 9 matches winning streak.

His best result of this current season was managing to win the competition in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney where he defeated Rafael Nadal in the final 6-2 7-6(4).

Last year at the Melbourne The Serbian won the event Last season in Australian-Open after besting Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3.

H2H Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic

This contest would be 56th time that Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic play each other. The head to head is 29-26 for Djokovic (see full H2H stats), 16-5 on hard .

Alternatively, Rafael Nadal may face Roger Federer. Their H2H is 24-16 for Rafael Nadal.

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