Madrid Open R2: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Juan Monaco?

World No.1 Rafael Nadal will begin defending his Madrid Open title on Wednesday in the second round match against Argentine Juan Monaco. Rafa has a 30-8 match record at the Mutua Madrid Open, and is looking to win the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament for a fourth time following triumphs in 2005, ’10 and ’13.

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Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

START TIME: Not before 3:15 pm CEST local time (Spain, France, Italy), 2:15  pm BST (United Kingdom),  9:15 am EDT (New York). To convert to your local time, use this website.

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Good friends Rafa and Pico have played head-to-head five times, with Rafa leading the series 4-1. The last time the two played was at Roland Garros in 2012, where Rafa defeated Pico in a straight sets double bagel victory. 


Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2012 Roland Garros
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-0, 6-0 Stats
2011 ESP vs.ARG DC Final
Clay RR Nadal, Rafael
6-1, 6-1, 6-2
2007 ATP Masters Series Cincinnati
OH, U.S.A.
Hard R32 Monaco, Juan
7-6(5), 4-1 RET Stats
2007 Stuttgart
Clay Q Nadal, Rafael
6-1, 6-3 Stats
2005 Bastad
Clay R32 Nadal, Rafael
6-1, 6-1 Stats

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