Monte Carlo Rolex Masters R2: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Teymuraz Gabashvili?

Rafael Nadal will make his 2014 European clay court swing debut at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters in the R2 match against Russian Qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili, who defeated Gilles Simon to reach this stage.

Rafa is chasing a new landmark today. He equaled Brian Gottfried (679) in 12th place on the all-time wins list in Miami and a win today would see him surpass the American.

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Julian Finney/Getty Images

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

START TIME: Approximately 2:30 pm local time (same time in Spain, France, Italy),  1:30 pm BST (United Kingdom), 8:30 am EDT (New York).  To convert to your local time, use this website.

Watch Online: Fromsport and ATDHE.

Rafa and Gabashvili have played three times in the past, with Rafa leading the H2H series 3-0. Rafa’s last win over the Russian was in 201o at the US Open. They have played on clay once, at Roland Garros in 2009 in R64, where Rafa defeated Gabashvili in straight sets.

Rafa is vying for his 9th Monte Carlo title. VAMOS RAFA! 

ATP World Tour, Grand Slam, and Davis Cup Main Draw Results

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2010 US Open
NY, U.S.A.
Hard R128 Nadal, Rafael
7-6(4), 7-6(4), 6-3 Stats
2009 Roland Garros
Clay R64 Nadal, Rafael
6-1, 6-4, 6-2 Stats
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami
FL, U.S.A.
Hard R64 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-2 Stats


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