Balearic lost the match against Fognini 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 and 6-1
The Spaniard was 2-4 in the second set after losing the first set, but he recovered and will play against Gasquet.
Worked Spain’s Rafa Nadal won this Thursday against Italian Fabio Fognini (2-6, 6-4, 6-2 and 6-1).In the second round of the US Open, Gave him a ticket to the ATP Finals Next November in Turin. Nadal, winner of 22 ‘Big’, two of whom have already qualified for this year’s final, in which he will return from last year’s absence. Prior to last year’s unsuccessful qualification, Nadal had featured in the ATP Finals from 2005 to 2020, failing to get his hands on the trophy.
The Spaniard got off a very rough start to the match and beat Fognini for the 14th time in 18 games to extend his impressive record 21-0 in this year’s ‘Big’.
Nadal was the champion of the Australian Open and Roland Garros, and was ruled out without playing at Wimbledon, as an abdominal injury prevented him from competing in the semi-finals against Australian Nick Kyrgios.
Nadal will face the French player in the third round Richard GasquetAgainst which he won the last 17 struggles.