Nadal will play as many as four matches in Brisbane if he deems it good for his readiness for the Australian Open, from which he withdrew during his semi-final last summer due to injury.
Khachanov said of that setback: "I had a few chances opportunities in the first few games, there was a few times it was 0-30 on his serve".
ABU DHABI, Dec 29 ― World number two Rafael Nadal lost to Kevin Anderson at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi yesterday but said he was "satisfied" with his first match back after ankle surgery.
"I practised here and played real matches so it is a great way to start the season". The Serbian also lifted the trophy in the desert between 2011 and 2013. Anderson was pumped from the beginning and he got me fired up as well.
"It's not the moment for me to take a step back, it's the moment to make a step forward". It was very close. There was positive tension on the court today. Both players showed high-quality tennis, keeping the focus for two hours and giving the crowd something to cheer about in the last match of the 11th edition of this great tournament that once again gathered the best players in the world.
Djokovic will open the 2019 ATP-Tour season at the Qatar Exxon Mobil Open in Doha against Damir Dzumhur.
He has also agreed to play a Fast4 modified scores event in Sydney next week.
Anderson would go on to be beaten by Novak Djokovic, but gave a good account of himself in the win over Nadal. There are a few things here and there that I need to work on but pleased with the quality of my game throughout the tournament.
Earlier in the day, Karen Khachanov fought past Dominic Thiem 6-4, 3-6, 10-3. "I think we had some nice and exciting rallies". When you play someone like this at this level you want to win. "I am grateful that this season has taught me a lot about myself as a tennis player and as a person". It seems like he is feeling healthy, comfortable and physically ready. "The court is much faster here and playing in the desert with dry air the balls fly much more". It's tough to compare with Paris Masters because the conditions are completely different.
Dramatic video posted to Facebook showed crews working to reach the truck as water reached the vehicle's windshield. There is also the possibility of the snow being mixed with rain, which could also turn into light freezing drizzle.
Authorities are searching for a red pickup truck, left, in connection with the fatal shooting Jazmine Barnes , right. The suspect, who is still at large, "is considered armed and risky ", Razo told reporters.
Anak Krakatau is known for its 1883 eruption - one of the deadliest in recorded history - that killed more than 36,000 people. Thousands of people were left homeless when the waves smashed homes on coastal areas of western Java and southern Sumatra.
Christianson added that Arriaga has a criminal history of driving under the influence and was a member of the Sereno street gang. This is a man that worked hard for what he believed in. "Yes he was a police officer but more importantly he was a human being".
The report did not include details about the message but said it related to US-North Korea talks, and was conciliatory in tone. The US president praised a "warm letter" from Pyongyang in September , although no date has been set for another meeting.
Trump's demand that Congress approve $5 billion for a USA southern border wall has led to a partial government shutdown. A two-day statewide manhunt ended Friday with the arrest of Gustavo Perez Arriaga at a Bakersfield, California, home.
The Iraqi prime minister recently said Iraqi troops could deploy into Syria to protect Iraq from threats across its borders. The two major blocs in the Iraqi parliament both condemned the visit, likening it to a violation of Iraqi sovereignty.
Sandra Bullock Is Not "The Lady From Bird Box", Children
Since its premiere on December 21, the original drama has been viewed by over 45 million accounts, the company reports. I'd hope we can assume there's a good faith basis for saying 45 million, but there aren't any more details offered.
Patrick McCaw signs two-year offer sheet with Cavaliers
The Cavaliers or Warriors could waive McCaw before January 7 and not be responsible for paying the remainder of his contract. Up until now, the Warriors have been strong on their stance that they will match any offer from another team.