Hamburg SF: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Andreas Seppi?

Rafael Nadal will play Andreas Seppi on Saturday afternoon after the Italian was given a walkover into the final four when Simone Bolelli withdrew due to gastroenteritis.

Rafa and Andreas have played each other six times.

The Italian trails Rafa 5-1 in career clashes (3-0 on clay) with his only win coming in 2008 in Rotterdam.

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay during their quarterfinal match at the Hamburg Open tennis tournament in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 31, 2015. (Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP)
Photo: Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP

Date: August 1, 2015

Time: Approximately 2  pm BST – United Kingdom / 3 pm CEST – Spain, France, Germany, Italy /  9 am EDT – New York, Montreal / 11 pm AEST – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.

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Rafa talks about Seppi: “He’s a great player. He’s a very consistent player that has very, very solid shots from the baseline and changing very well the direction. I will try to let him play not comfortable and let’s see if I’m able to do that.”

  • Rafa has a 14-2 record in Hamburg.
  • He has reached the QF or better nine times this year, including capturing titles in Buenos Aires (d. Monaco) and Stuttgart (d. Troicki) – his first grass-court title since 2010 Wimbledon.
  • Looking to reach his 96th career ATP World Tour final (66-29 record) and 55th on clay (46-8 mark).
  • Trying to win an ATP World Tour European clay title for 12th straight year (since 2004).

Year Tournament & City Surface Round Winner & Score
2014 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo
Monaco
Clay R16 Nadal, Rafael
6-1, 6-3 Estadísticas
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati
OH, U.S.A.
Hard R32 Nadal, Rafael
7-6(4), 7-6(3) Estadísticas
2009 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome
Italy
Clay R32 Nadal, Rafael
6-2, 6-3 Estadísticas
2008 Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Hard R16 Seppi, Andreas
3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Estadísticas
2006 ESP v. ITA WG PO
Spain
Clay RR Nadal, Rafael
6-0, 6-4, 6-3
2005 ITA vs. ESP WG PO
Torre Del Greco, Ita
Clay RR Nadal, Rafael
6-1, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4

GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!

Source: ATP World Tour

3 comments

  1. Congratulations Rafa, So glad you are in the semifinal tomorrow. Once again, hope you have a great feeling on court; please keep your positive attitude. I hope you’re feeling strong and that you remain healthy. Just be relaxed as you need to be, play in the moment and believe in yourself. And you must keep your shots deep. And I hope you have good luck going your way because I think you deserve. Good Luck, and God bless you. Love Marylynn

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