Monte Carlo R3: What time does Rafael Nadal play against John Isner?

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal will face No. 15 seed John Isner in the third round of the 2015 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters. King of Clay leads the head-to-head series 4-0.

AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau
AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau

Rafa on John Inser: “He is a very dangerous player on any surface, because his serve works well on clay, hard, indoor, everywhere.”

John Isner on Rafa: “I play the greatest clay-court player of all time tomorrow. It’s going to be a big challenge for me. It’s going to be a lot of fun. I’ve played him once before on clay, at Roland Garros, and I took him to five sets. I know I have a game that can disrupt him. It’s going to very tough, but I’m going to go out there and have fun.”

Date: April 16, 2015

Time: Approximately 2 pm local time (Monte Carlo), 2 pm CET (Spain, France, Germany, Italy), 1 pm GMT (United Kingdom), 8 am EDT (New York, Montreal). To convert to your local time, use this website.

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Here are the matches Rafa and Isner have played against each other:

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2013 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati
OH, U.S.A.
Hard F Nadal, Rafael
7-6(8), 7-6(3) Stats
2011 Roland Garros
Clay R128 Nadal, Rafael
6-4, 6-7(2), 6-7(2), 6-2, 6-4 Stats
2010 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 6-4 Stats
2010 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells
CA, U.S.A.
Hard R16 Nadal, Rafael
7-5, 3-6, 6-3 Stats
Source: ATP World Tour


  1. Vamos Rafa …..enjoy your evening & know that all of us fans will enjoy watching you & your amazing focus and steadfast movement ….. So joyful to hear the cheerful, heartfelt welcome you receive from the spectators….EACH time you step onto the court…. what a welcome!!!! : ) and this is just another match…another round along the list … VAMOS : ) & be sure to get extra hour or two of sleep…..Goodnight & have a great time tomorrow!!!! : )

  2. A tough match ahead,you can do it Rafa,keep up the momentum,good luck VAMOSSSSSS.all the way to finals.

  3. You can do it . Yes John may be a tuff player. But know that you can get the best of him . there’s time I may cheer for him. But not this time. Go Rafael.

  4. A tough match ahead ,but a great win today ,keep up the momentum ,best wishes ,vamos Rafa,

  5. Will be a tough match. I don’t like players like Isner:/

    Vamos Rafa!! You will win this!

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