On Thursday, four-time champion Rafael Nadal will face the big-serving American Sam Querrey (No. 37) in the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open. The San Francisco, Calif. native beat qualifier Lucas Pouille 6-7(5) 6-3, 6-4 earlier today.
Date: May 5, 2016
Match time: Not before 8 PM local time / 2 PM EDT – New York, Montreal / 7 PM BST – United Kingdom / 8 PM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / Friday 4 AM AEST – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Watch online: 3pmstream
Rafa leads head-to-head series 3-0. Here are the matches our champ and Sam have played against each other:
|2008||ESP vs. USA WG SF
675 64 63 64
|Outdoor Hard||R16||Rafael Nadal||
62 57 762 63
|2006||ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati
|Outdoor Hard||R64||Rafael Nadal||
675 62 63
Rafa is 23-6 on the season (15-2 on clay), highlighted by back-to-back ATP World Tour titles in recent weeks at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters (d. Monfils) and the Barcelona Open BancSabadell (d. Nishikori).
Rafa has a 40-9 career record in Madrid, winning the title four times (2005, ’10, ’13-14) while reaching the final three other times (2009, ’11, ’15). Since 2009, he’s reached the final six of the last seven years (except ’12-3R).
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!
Source: ATP World Tour
I WAS TERRIFIED. Rafa was 0 to Sam’s 3 or 4 in the first set. I could not look any more. But I had to, and Rafa was miraculously 5 to Sam’s 4. I was thrilled.
Rafa fooled me again. He got his mojo back and won the match.
STOP TEASING ME RAFA!
Good Luck Rafa !!
Good luck Rafa on your next game.
All the very best vs Sam Querry. Should be a bit cooler at 8 pm. Hope you enjoy the match. Vamos!!
Rafa, I pray you pray VERY well and that all goes well.
Love and Prayers,
A very best luck to rafa
Good luck in your next match-keep your Game face! 👍👏👑🏆😎💪👊♥️
Good luck and Vamos Rafa!!!
all the best for tomorrow hope things go well l now you can win it your playing well vamos rafa.
Good luck Rafa for game against Sam tomorrow just keep on playing how you have been playing recently and you can do this Every confidence in you !!!!
VAMOS Rafa will are all there for you
nice u vl win the grand slam
So Rafa last played Sam 8 years ago? Thats amazing.. Also he lost a set to him every time they have played.