RAFAEL NADAL is chasing a first Australian Open since 2009.
The Spaniard is the No1 seed at this year’s competition in Melbourne and is yet to drop a set after cruising past Hugo Dellien, Federico Delbonis and Pablo Carreno Busta.
He will face a tough test against home favourite, who is coming off the back of a terrific five-set epic against Karen Khachanov.
What time is Nadal vs Kyrgios?
THIS is set to be an absolute cracker and some way to start the working week.
The match will be held Down Under on Monday, January 27.
It will begin at round 8am UK time.
That’s 7pm in Melbourne – but times are subject to slight change depending on the length of matches through the afternoon.
The Aussie star has won won two of his last four matches against Nadal – but the Spaniard is the big favourite to progress to the next round.
What TV channel is Nadal vs Kyrgios on and can I live stream it?
YOU can catch this match live on British EuroSport here in the UK.
To live stream all the action, head to the EuroSport Player or download the app on your mobile, tablet or PC.
Coverage runs throughout the day.
How can I watch for free?
SOME of you might be disappointed that the tournament isn’t being shown on free-to-air TV.
But worry not, as there are ways to watch this match and the remainder of the action from Melbourne for FREE.
You can sign up for a seven-day free trial of the EuroSport Player via Amazon Prime.
- Nadal to win – 2/11
- Kyrgios shock victory – 18/5
- Nick Kyrgios to break serve first – 11/5
- Rafael Nadal to win his 1st service game, 1st Set and the match – 4/9
*Odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication