Due to bad weather, play has been cancelled. The play will take place on Friday as scheduled below. Rafa might have to play two matches if he wins in the afternoon.
A quarterfinal spot will be up for grabs when Rafael Nadal and Albert Ramos-Vinolas square off in Cincinnati on Friday. This match is a rematch of the Monte Carlo final, which Rafa won 6-1, 6-3.
Date: 18 August 2017
Match time: 1 PM local time / 1 PM EDT – New York, Montreal / 6 PM BST – United Kingdom / 7 PM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / Saturday 9 AM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website. Rafa’s potential second match of the day won’t start before 9 PM local time and he might play the winner of Karlovic/Kyrgios.
Rafa on facing Ramos-Vinolas:
Tomorrow another tough match against, you know, against Albert. I know him very well. He knows me very well. Going to be a tough one. I hope to be ready to play well.
Rafa has won both previous meetings in straight sets against the fellow Spanish left-hander, in 2013-14 Barcelona and this year in Monte-Carlo.