Monte Carlo Masters Final: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Gael Monfils?

Rafael Nadal will face Gael Monfils in Sunday’s Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters final. It will be the 14th meeting between the French and our champ and first of 2016.

Our champ will challenge for his 68th tour-level crown and ninth at the Monte-Carlo Country Club, where he won eight successive titles from 2005-12.

Tennis - Monte Carlo Masters - Monaco, 16/04/2016. Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after winning his match against Andy Murray of Britain. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
Photo: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Date: April 17, 2016

Match time: 2.30 PM local time / 8.30 AM  EDT –  New York, Montreal / 1.30 BST – United Kingdom / 2.30 PM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 9.30 PM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.

Watch online: 3pmstream

Rafa is bidding to draw level with leader Novak Djokovic on 28 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles by claiming his first trophy at this level since 2014 Madrid, where he beat Kei Nishikori in the final.

Rafa leads his head-to-head series against Monfils 11-2. Our champ has won their past three meetings, with Monfils’ last victory over Rafa coming four years ago in the Doha semi-finals.

Here are the matches they have played against each other: 

VAMOS RAFA! All the way to a victory!

Sources: ATP World Tour, Monte-Carlo Masters


  1. OLA & VAMOS DEAR RAFA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) 🙂 🙂 : ) : ) It is a beautiful day!!!! : ) Congratulations on your fantastic beautiful wins !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : : ) : ) Have a great day and a great time!!!!!!! : ) It will be a FANTASTIC match for you!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) Have lots & lots of fun & Enjoy everything!!!! : ) : ) 🙂 : ) : ) VAMOS SWEETHEART & a big hug & lots of love & happiness to you & your GREAT LOYAL TEAM !!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) VAMOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) VMOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) VAMOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : )

  2. Rafa, you decided that third set was going to be yours!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    You just word down Murray which I loved.

    He always has some kind of attitude but you never do!!

    I think your chances to be beat Monfils are very high!!!

    If you played like you did against Murray calm, confident, great cross court shots, volleys, net hits you will be biting the trophy tomorrow. Will be watching from Little Rock, Arkansas. Your devoted fan, Buffy

  3. Rafa, keep on doing what you are doing, playing with conviction, aggression and above all, keep calm and you will be the winner tomorrow

  4. Just one more match Rafa just keep on playing your best you have been magnificent this week just keep focused ,assertive and keep your confidence high you know you are able to win this
    You have so many fans all over the world who love you and only wish the best for you
    So go Rafa let the world know you are still the “king of Clay ” your fans will always be here for you win or lose it we would so much like me you to win for your sake and also ours
    So good luck tomorrow x

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