US Open R3: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Andrey Kuznetsov?

On Friday, Rafael Nadal will face Russian world No. 47 Andrey Kuznetsov in the third round of the US Open.

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Photo: Steven Counts/Nike

Date: September 2, 2016

Match time: 7 PM EDT –  New York, Montreal / midnight – United Kingdom / September 3 – 1 AM CEST – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / September 3 – 9 AM AEST – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.

Rafa leads head-to-head series 3-0. Here are the matches our champ and Kuznetsov have played against each other:

  • Rafa is looking to reach the 4R in a Grand Slam tournament for 1st time since 2015 Roland Garros (QF) and at US Open since winning title in 2013 (d. Djokovic) Rafa has won 10 straight matches vs. Russians since losing to Davydenko in SF at 2011 Doha
  • Rafa has a 24-7 record vs. Russians since 2008 with 6 losses coming to Davydenko, who led 6-5 in H2H
  • Kuznetsov has a 2-11 career record vs. Top 10 opponents with wins over No. 4 Wawrinka at ATP Masters 1000 Miami in March and over No. 7 Ferrer at 2014 Wimbledon 2R
  • Kuznetsov is trying to reach the 4R in a Grand Slam for 2nd time in his career (2016 Australian Open)

Good luck & Vamos Rafa!

Source: ATP World Tour


  1. j’adore ce rafa il me fait rêver monter au 7eme ciel c’est le plus grand joueur de tout les temps je l’aime !!!!!!!

  2. It’s show time! Brilliant Tweener Rafa! Thought he was smashing… Yes a little glitch in the second set but my God look at the score 6 1 6 4 6 2… He did fabulous! All you fans remember, Rafa takes one game at a time…Yes it is nerve racking,nail biting, but what a thrill for his fans! I love Andy and I like Novak ( sorry but I do!) however to me they are boring…Perhaps it’s because they are not Rafa!!

  3. Rafa……..absolutely thrilling awesome match! I had chills up and down my spine the entire match it was so fabulous. You are out of this world the best of tlhe best. Loved every moment and loved your winning smile!!! xoxoxo

  4. Congrats RAFA, unto the next one.

    Time to start your CHOMPING practice again, Rio is behind you it’s time for the US open Trophy 2016.

    Chomp, chomp.

    RAFA fan forever.

  5. Three matches, not one set lost. Almost at the halfway line.

    YES YOU CAN (That’s coming from the US president and it is a command!) LOL


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