On Tuesday, nine-time champion Rafael Nadal will face huge-serving Australian Sam Groth (No. 100) in the first round of the 2016 French Open.
Date: May 24, 2016
Match time: Rafa is 2nd match on Suzanne Lenglen Court. Approximately 1 PM local time / 7 AM EDT – New York, Montreal / 12 noon BST – United Kingdom / 1 PM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 9 PM AEST – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Rafa on facing Sam Groth:
Well, he has a huge serve, no? He’s uncomfortable first round. He’s a difficult one.
You know, need to be ready for suffer a little bit during the match, because I know he gonna be difficult to have breaks.
I hope to be ready to stay focused mentally and to compete well.
Rafa and Sam have never played each other on the ATP tour or in a Grand Slam prior to their clash at the 2016 French Open.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!