WATCH FULL HIGHLIGHTS: How Rafael Nadal was stunned by Fernando Verdasco at Australian Open

Nadal, who hasn't been in the best of form in the last few years, was once again knocked out early in a Grand Slam.

Updated: Jan 19, 2016, 23:27 PM IST
WATCH FULL HIGHLIGHTS: How Rafael Nadal was stunned by Fernando Verdasco at Australian Open

New Delhi: In a major upset at the Australian Open 2016, Spaniard Rafael Nadal suffered a shocking defeat on Tuesday at the hands of compatriot Fernando Verdasco at Rod Laver Arena.

The 14-time Grand Slam champion, who defeated Verdasco at the same court in 2009 semi-finals, in a match that lasted for 5 hours 14 minutes, was this time at the receiving end as he lost 7-6(6), 4-6, 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-2 in four hours and 41 minutes.

Here are the highlights of the match shared by We Are Tennis on Twitter: