The draw for the Shanghai Rolex Masters has been released and Rafael Nadal has a bye in the first round.
In the second round Rafa will play either his compatriot Feliciano Lopez or a qualifier.
The seeds in Rafa’s quarter are Milos Raonic, Ernests Gulbis, and John Isner. Seeds in his half are Tomas Berdych, Marin Cilic, Fabio Fognini, and Stan Wawrinka.
The seeds in the other half are Novak Djokovic, Kevin Anderson, Andy Murray, David Ferrer, Roger Federer, Roberto Bautista Agut, Grigor Dimitrov, and Kei Nishikori.
All the best of luck in the world to you, Rafa!