The fourth career meeting between Rafael Nadal and Thomaz Bellucci will come during first-round action at the Rio Open on Tuesday. Rafa leads the head-to-head series 3-0.
Rafael Nadal: “I start the tournament from the first round… the conditions will be extreme; players are dangerous. The first round will be tough with any opponent. I’m feeling well physically… I don’t know if I’m ready to win here. I’m going to try to be ready for Tuesday – to be competitive; to have good chances – and after that we’ll see what’s going on.”
Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time: Approximately 9pm local time (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), 12am midnight CET (Spain, France, Germany, Italy), 11pm GMT (United Kingdom), 6pm EST (New York, Montreal). To convert to your local time, use this website.
ATP WORLD TOUR, GRAND SLAM, AND DAVIS CUP MAIN DRAW RESULTS – NADAL VS. BELLUCCI:
|Year||Tournament & City||Surface||Round||Winner & Score|
7-6(0), 6-2, 6-3 Stats
6-2, 7-5, 6-4 Stats
7-5, 6-3, 6-1 Stats
Good luck, Rafa!