On Thursday, seven-time champion Rafael Nadal will face the big-serving Nick Kyrgios (No. 20) in the third round of the Italian Open. The young Aussie won almost 80 per cent of his first-serve points and hit six aces to beat Canadian Milos Raonic 7-6(5), 6-3 earlier today.
Date: May 12, 2016
Match time: Not before 3.30 PM local time / 9.30 AM EDT – New York, Montreal / 2.30 PM BST – United Kingdom / 3.30 PM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 11.30 PM AEST – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
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Rafa on playing Kyrgios:
He is an amazing player. He has all the shots. It’s going to be very difficult for me against him.
Rafa and Kyrgios have played just once, and Kyrgios won that match in the 2014 Wimbledon. The match was decided in four sets, which included two tiebreaks. This will obviously be the first time these two meet on clay court.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!