The draw has been made for the Mutua Madrid Open. The fourth Masters tournament of the season begins on Sunday, May 1st and will be held til May 8th.
Rafael Nadal is fifth seed and has a first-round bye. He will open his campaign against either Viktor Troicki or Andrey Kuznetsov.
- Novak Djokovic vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
- Stan Wawrinka vs Kei Nishikori
- Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal
- Andy Murray vs Tomas Berdych
Rafa’s potential route to the final:
- 1st round: Bye
- 2nd round: Viktor Troicki or Andrey Kuznetsov
- 3rd round: David Goffin
- Quarter-final: Roger Federer
- Semi-final: Andy Murray
- Final: Novak Djokovic
Rafa is a four-time winner in his home country’s capital (2005, 2010, 2013 and 2014). Last year, he lost in the final to Andy Murray, 6-3, 6-2.
Best of luck, Rafa!