Spanish ace Rafael Nadal stormed into
the quarter-final of 2022 Wimbledon after beating Botic van de Zandschulp 6-4, 6-2, 7-6(6) on Monday.
Nadal has qualified for his eighth quarter-final at Wimbledon. He will feature in his 47th major quarter-final. He is behind Roger Federer (58) and Novak Djokovic (52).
Nadal has become just the third man to play 350 major main-draw matches (Open Era). Federer (429) and Djokovic (378) occupy the top two spots, respectively.
Nadal will next face 11th seed Taylor Fritz in the last-eight clash. The Spaniard would aim to reach his third Wimbledon semi-final in his last three appearances.
By winning the 2022 French Open, Nadal extended his Grand Slams tally to 22. The Spaniard has won two of those titles at Wimbledon (2008 and 2010).
Nadal has been on a roll in 2022, having
won the third-most matches (34-3) after
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Carlos Alcaraz.