He may not be the top seed (that honour goes to Rafael Nadal) but he has beaten the top seed in their last five meetings dating back all the way to 2015.
And there's been a changing of the guard in his coaching box, with his long time mentor uncle Toni Nadal leaving his official entourage at the end of a year ago.
Nadal nearly claimed a second Australian Open title past year, only to be edged by Roger Federer in a thrilling final.
Federer was seeded No. 2 behind world No. 1 Rafael Nadal has a seemingly simple opener against 51st-ranked Slovenian Aljaz Bedene, but he might be made to sweat after that.
The 16-times Grand Slam champion showed no sign of discomfort in defeating fifth seed Thiem and said he felt "good" and was "more or less" playing well.
In a women's field notably missing 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams, there appear to be many chances of a new Australian Open champion this year.
"You can't really name one thing or one reason why I haven't gone that far yet. I feel myself more or less playing well".
With so few matches under his belt ahead of the season-opening Grand Slam, he asked organisers if they could do him a special favour, and they obliged.
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"I think he's incredibly talented".
Despite his achievements in a long career, motivation for Nadal, who needs to reach the quarter-finals to be certain of retaining his world number one ranking, with Federer breathing down his neck, remains undiminished.
"For me, the Australian Open. if you are not enough motivated, 100 percent motivated to play this tournament, probably you don't love this sport". She said it didn't leave her enough time to feel confident of winning a major.
"Everyone starts from zero". Remain this afternoon and tomorrow, the last practice before the competition starts for me.
"I hope to be healthy and competitive, and most important thing, I hope to enjoy tennis one more year".
Entering as the No. 1 seed for the first time at a major and at a tournament where she's had back-to-back first-round exits, two-time French Open finalist Halep opens against teenage wild-card entry Destanee Aiava.
"If I have something to ask, I ask him". If he has something to tell me, he calls me and tells me.
The pair, accused of membership in a terror organization, were expected to be released after the decision reaches the lower court. If the ruling is not implemented, it would show that the Constitution Court no longer holds ultimate jurisdiction, he said.
But David Moyes has to juggle getting results on the pitch with securing some important signings on it to help West Ham stay up. We've got Andre Ayew who looks for good balls into feet in and around the box. "We have no problem if he's still here".
With this in mind, I wonder how much Dark Souls: Remastered can improve what many PC players now enjoy as standard. Dark Souls Remaster has been rumored in the past but most of it has been for the Nintendo Switch .
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Shields tried her best to get a knockout in the 10th round, but wasn't able to hurt Nelson with any of her punches. She was supposed to have fought today, on the undercard. "I can guarantee you this: She won't retire undefeated".
The man's body was removed to the City Morgue where a post-mortem examination was carried out by the State Pathologist. It is understood a passer-by saw the dead man lying near a laneway just off Convent Road in the centre in the town.
They combined for four free throws and Watson hit the final shot of regulation moments later to send it to overtime 65-65. Anton Gill knocked down a 3-pointer from the right wing with 14 seconds left in overtime to tie the score.
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Pakistani Army Chief Says Nation Felt 'Betrayed' by US
Qamer Javed Bajwa reiterated Washington's concern about Afghans using Pakistan as a staging ground for attacks inside Afghanistan. It said Bajwa assured Votel that Pakistan will keep supporting all initiatives for peace in Afghanistan.
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Flood Watch Issued with Rain, Brief Warm Up on the Way
A Winter Weather Advisory is out for Missouri from 9 am to midnight Friday and for Arkansas from 6 pm Thursday to 6 am Friday . The temperatures the past few days have been a nice reprieve from the cold, but it has lead to rapid snow melt.
Dark Souls PC rekindled with 4K remaster
Nintendo ended today's Direct Mini presentation with a very short trailer and a May 25 release for Dark Souls Remastered . It's a trilogy that is industry defining, and Japan is getting a suitably stunning box set to celebrate just that.
Stifel Financial Corp Sells 781 Shares of Baidu Inc (BIDU)
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Dark Souls Remastered will be announced today
Following up this announcement, Bandai Namco has recently revealed a Dark Souls box set that will be coming soon only to PS4. On everything but Switch, Dark Souls Remastered will run at an upscaled 4K resolution at 60 frames per second.
Rajasthan HC seeks Padmavat screening
Bhansali had then moved the HC seeking to quash the FIR. The court posted the matter to January 23 for hearing. Padmavat is slated for release on January 25.