Australian Open 2015: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Mikhail Youzhny?

REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

World No. 3 Rafael Nadal will begin his bid for a second Australian Open title with a first round match against Mikhail Youzhny, currently ranked 47 in the world. They will be facing each other for the 16th time. The head-to-head series stands at 11-4 in Rafa’s favor, including 5-4 on hard courts.

Rafael Nadal: “The first round is always very difficult. Youzhny is a tough rival who knows how to play well in important matches. It’s a special match for me because the last six or seven months I played only four matches.”

Date: Monday, January 19, 2015

Time: Not before  2pm local time (Melbourne), 4am CET (Spain, France, Germany, Italy), 3am GMT (United Kingdom), 10pm EST (Jan 18 – New York, Montreal). To convert to your local time, use this website.

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

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2014 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome
Italy
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-7(4), 6-2, 6-1 Stats
2013 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid
Spain
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-3 Stats
2012 Doha
Qatar
Hard Q Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-4 Stats
2010 US Open
NY, U.S.A.
Hard S Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-3, 6-4 Stats
2008 Wimbledon
Great Britain
Grass R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-3, 6-3, 6-1 Stats
2008 Chennai
India
Hard F Youzhny, Mikhail
6-0, 6-1 Stats
2007 ATP Masters Series Paris
France
Hard Q Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-2 Stats
2007 Wimbledon
Great Britain
Grass R16 Nadal, Rafael
4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 Stats
2007 ATP Masters Series Rome
Italy
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-2 Stats
2007 Dubai
U.A.E.
Hard Q Youzhny, Mikhail
7-6(5), 6-3 Stats
2006 US Open
NY, U.S.A.
Hard Q Youzhny, Mikhail
6-3, 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-1 Stats
2005 ATP Masters Series Rome
Italy
Clay R64 Nadal, Rafael
6-0, 6-2 Stats
2005 Australian Open
Australia
Hard R64 Nadal, Rafael
6-1, 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 Stats
2005 Doha
Qatar
Hard R32 Nadal, Rafael
6-3, 7-6(3) Stats
2004 Dubai
U.A.E.
Hard Q Youzhny, Mikhail
6-2, 1-6, 6-1 Stats

Source: ATP World Tour

3 comments

    • Youzhny has not beaten Rafa since 2008 – losing all 5 of their meetings during that time span, 2 of which were on hard court with Rafa winning both in straight sets. VAMOS!!!

  1. YES RAFA GOT A TOUGH DRAW ,BUT RAFA GOOD LUCK AS YOUR MORE THAN CAPABLE EVEN WITH LITTLE PLAYING GAMES BEHIND YOU….VAMOS CHAMP.

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