Australian Open QF: Rafael Nadal vs Grigor Dimitrov

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After a straight sets victory over Kei Nishikori in Round 4, top seed Rafael Nadal set the stage for a quarterfinal showdown with Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open.

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014

START TIME: Not before 2:00 pm local (Melbourne), 4 am CET (Madrid), 3 am GMT (London), 10 pm EST Tuesday, January 21 (New York). Updated: 9:00 pm (México, Guatemala) 12:00 am (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay) 10:00 pm (Colombia, Peru) 10:30 pm (Venezuela) 11:00 am (Bolivia) 1:00 am (Brazil, Uruguay) 4:00 am (Espana)

To convert to your local time, use this websitePlease Note: Rafa’s match is third on Rod Laver Arena in the morning session, so exact time depends on the how long the previous matches last; however, if matches end early, Rafa’s match will still only be played after 2:00 pm local time. For exact time, please see updates on our Twitter feed or on on the day of the match.

Watch Online: Fromsport and ATDHE, broadcast live on ESPN2, ESPN 3, Eurosport.

Rafa and Grigor have played each other three times, with Rafa leading the series 3-0. VAMOS RAFA!

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2013 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati
OH, U.S.A.
Hard R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 5-7, 6-2 Stats
2013 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo
Clay Q Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 2-6, 6-4 Stats
2009 Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Hard R16 Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 3-6, 6-2 Stats


  1. +The best of everything in your match against Grigor Dimitrov Rafa. As I said in previous post, stay enthusiastic and positive on court; I hope your confidence is great along with everything else you need to feel. Most of all I hope that you are pain free and can play with good feelings. Good luck also. Love, Marylynn.

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