US Open 2013, Round 3: Rafael Nadal Vs. Ivan Dodig

Rafael Nadal - New York - US Open 2013
Photo: Corinne Dubreuil

Next up for Rafael Nadal is Croatia’s Ivan Dodig, who beat Rafa the last time they met in Montreal two years ago.

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2013

Start Time: Not before 1:00 pm local time (EDT), 6:00 pm BST, 7:00 pm CET (see schedule)

Live Stream: Fromsport and ATDHE

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Canada
Montreal, Canada
Hard R32 Dodig, Ivan
1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(5) Stats
2011 Barcelona
Spain
Clay S Nadal, Rafael
6-3, 6-2 Stats

Rafa, who won the 2010 US Open and is a 12-time major champion, leads the ATP World Tour this season with nine titles and a 55-3 match record (17-0 on hard courts). He has a career 27-3 record in Grand Slam 3R matches. His last loss came here in 2005 (l. to Blake).

Dodig is looking to reach the 4R at a major for the second time in his career. He made his Grand Slam 4R debut this year at Wimbledon (l. to Ferrer).

GOOD LUCK RAFA!

7 comments

  1. Rafa-if you play like you have in your last two matches you will sail through- I have every faith in you my hero!

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