Beijing R1: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Richard Gasquet?

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Rafael Nadal will play his first match at the China Open in Beijing against Richard Gasquet of France.

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

TIME: Rafa is 2nd match on Center Court.  Approximately 4 pm local time, 10 am CET (Spain, France, Germany, Italy) 9 am BST (United Kingdom) 4 am EDT (New York, Montreal). To convert to your local time, use this website.

Watch online: Fromsport and ATDHE

Rafa has a 44-8 match record this season, including 16-3 on hard courts. He is co-leader (w/Djokovic) on four titles in 2014, winning in Doha, Rio de Janeiro, ATP Masters 1000 Madrid and a ninth crown at Roland Garros, his 14th Grand Slam overall. The 28-year-old Spaniard regained the coveted No. 1 spot in the Emirates ATP Rankings on October 7 last year after finishing runner-up at this ATP 500 event.  He is 12-2 in Beijing, winning the title on his debut in 2005 (d. Coria).

Rafa has played Richard 13 times before and leads the series 12-1. Here are the matches they have played against each other:

ATP WORLD TOUR, GRAND SLAM, AND DAVIS CUP MAIN DRAW RESULTS

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2013 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Paris
France
Hard Q Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-1 Stats
2013 US Open
NY, U.S.A.
Hard S Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 7-6(1), 6-2 Stats
2011 ESP vs. FRA WG SF
Spain
Clay RR Nadal, Rafael
6-3, 6-0, 6-1
2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome
Italy
Clay S Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 6-1 Stats
2011 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo
Monaco
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-4 Stats
2009 US Open
NY, U.S.A.
Hard R128 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-2, 6-3 Stats
2008 ATP Masters Series Madrid
Spain
Hard R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-2 Stats
2008 ATP Masters Series Canada
Toronto, Canada
Hard Q Nadal, Rafael
6-7(12), 6-2, 6-1 Stats
2007 Tennis Masters Cup
China
Hard RR Nadal, Rafael
3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Stats
2005 Roland Garros
France
Clay R32 Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-3, 6-2 Stats
2005 ATP Masters Series Monte Carlo
Monaco
Clay S Nadal, Rafael
6-7(6), 6-4, 6-3 Stats
2004 Estoril
Portugal
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 3-6, 6-2 Stats

QUALIFYING, CHALLENGER AND FUTURES MATCHES

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2003 St. Jean De Luz
France
Hard R16 Gasquet, Richard
6-2 RET

VAMOS RAFA!

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