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Rafael Nadal Crashes Out Of Brisbane International After Loss To Jordan Thompson - In Pics

Rafael Nadal fell short of his fairytale return in Australia after falling to a shock defeat against local hero Jordan Thompson. Nadal led first in the three-set match and looked to be heading toward the semi-finals, only for Thompson to battle back to rescue three match points. The Aussie tennis star then took the second set in the tiebreaker before using his momentum to claim the third and win the match.

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Brisbane International Tennis: Rafael Nadal vs Jordan Thompson
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Rafael Nadal fell short of his fairytale return in Australia after falling to a shock defeat against local hero Jordan Thompson. Nadal led first in the three-set match and looked to be heading toward the semi-finals, only for Thompson to battle back to rescue three match points. The Aussie tennis star then took the second set in the tiebreaker before using his momentum to claim the third and win the match.

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