Rio Open R1: Rafael Nadal vs. Daniel Gimeno-Traver

Photo: João Pires
Photo: João Pires

Rafael Nadal is back on clay, and he will debut at the new ATP 500 Rio Open against compatriot Daniel Gimeno-Traver in the first round.

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

START TIME:  8 pm local time, 12 midnight (Wed) CET, 11 pm GMT, 6 pm EST. To convert to your local time, use this website.

Watch Online: Fromsport and ATDHE.

Rafa and World No. 84 Gimeno-Traver have met twice, the last time being in 2013 at Vina del Mar, where Rafa won in straight sets in the quarterfinal. 

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2013 Vina del MarChile Clay Q Nadal, Rafael6-1, 6-4 Stats
2011 BarcelonaSpain Clay R32 Nadal, Rafael6-1, 6-1 Stats

We wish Rafa good health and success throughout. VAMOS!


  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE Rafael Nadal! SO happy he is visiting my father’s birth city, and I hope he goes on to win this and every other tournament he plays in this year! He is the best tennis player of all time in every way, and I love what he stands for with his integrity and work ethic. LOVE YOU RAFA!!!

  2. LOVE LOVE Rafa and everything he stands for. Happy he is visiting my father’s birth city. 🙂 Cheering for him to win as usual. He is the best tennis player of all time in every way!!

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