Piedmont’s Mackie McDonald has biggest win of his career at Australian Open

Piedmont tennis star Mackie McDonald wins set point against number one seeded player Rafael Nadal on Tuesday night in the Australian Open.

Piedmont native and UCLA alum Mackenzie McDonald beat Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-4 7-5 in Round 2 at the Australian Open on Wednesday, Jan. 18. While this ranks as the biggest career win for 27-year-old McDonald, the celebration was muted as Nadal was playing through a mid-match injury.

The world No. 65 advances to face the winner of No. 31 seed Yoshihito Nishioka and qualifier Dalibor Svrcina.

Read more about the match HERE.

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