Rafael Nadal's hilarious moment with Australian Open security

Riley Morgan
Sports Reporter

Rafael Nadal is making a habit of funny run-ins with security after forgetting his accreditation for the Australian Open.

The Spaniard - who also enjoyed a funny run-in with US Open security - was on the outside courts warming up for his blockbuster showdown with Dominic Thiem when he went to return to the players area.

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Despite wearing his trademark sleeveless top and the bull logo on his hat he was stopped by security.

Nadal was seen lifting up his hat and pointed to where he was going when another security guard appeared to come over and both confirm he was allowed through.

Rafael Nadal was stopped by security after forgetting his accreditation at the Australian Open. (Images: Eurosport)

In good humour, Nadal shared a laugh and thanked the security guard.

To make matters even better, there was a photo of Nadal in the hallway in which he entered.

Fans on social media loved the interaction.

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Nadal and Nick Kyrgios fought out their rivalry in great spirits on Monday night and the Aussie also showcased his fame humour during the intense encounter.

After the Spaniard took the first set, Kyrgios was 5-2 up in the second when waiting for one of Nadal’s serves.

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But the raucous crowd started yelling out their support for Nadal and appeared to catch the attention of Kyrgios.

A fan was heard screaming support for Nadal when Kyrgios turned to the spectators and quipped: “he’s married” which brought a huge laugh from the fans.