On Monday, two-time champion Rafael Nadal will open his 12th US Open against Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin, who reached the fourth round in New York in 2012 but is 7-20 this season.
Date: August 29, 2016
Match time: Rafa is third on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Approximately 2 PM EDT – New York, Montreal / 7 PM BST – United Kingdom / 8 PM CEST – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / August 30 – 4 AM AEST – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Rafa and Denis have met four times and Rafa has won all four meetings. The most recent match was in the 2014 Miami Masters, a match Rafa won in 13 games. This will be the third match on hard court.
|2014||ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami
|Outdoor Hard||R32||Rafael Nadal|
|Outdoor Clay||R64||Rafael Nadal|
|Outdoor Hard||R64||Rafael Nadal|
|2010||London / Queen’s Club
|Outdoor Grass||R16||Rafael Nadal|
Rafa is 34-11 on the season (13-7 on hard) with titles at ATP Masters 1000 MonteCarlo and Barcelona.
Good luck and Vamos Rafa!
Source: ATP World Tour