US Open R4: What time does Rafael Nadal play Alexandr Dolgopolov?

On Monday, Rafael Nadal will play a former world No. 13 Alexandr Dolgopolov for a place in the last eight at the US Open in New York City.

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Date: 4 September 2017

Match time: Rafa is second on Ashe. Around 1 PM EDT –  New York, Montreal / 6 PM BST – United Kingdom / 7 PM  CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / Monday 3 AM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website

On playing Dolgopolov, Rafa said:

I need to play aggressive. I need to feel that when I‘m hitting the forehand, he’s not able to take advantage on the point. That’s going to be my goal.

Dolgopolov on facing Rafa:

I think people underestimate he’s an all-around player, you know. He serves solid. He gives you, like, 70% first serves normally. He’s a lefty. He volleys. If you play defensive, he can come in and volley.

He’s stronger than just the forehand. It’s not only the forehand that is the problem. For sure, the five-set problem is his physical condition. He’s really strong, and in a five-setter, it’s tougher to compete with him.

I’m not a young player anymore. I don’t think I’m going to get intimidated by the No. 1 player or the stadium or the occasion. If I’m comfortable, I’m healthy. I’ll just go there and try to win, because I beat him in three sets, but obviously a five-set match, only thing that worries me is staying mentally there and physically next to him, because he’s really strong physically, I think. Game-wise, you know, I’ll have a plan. Hopefully I can execute it and give him problems.

Rafa, who owns a tour-leading 52 match wins this year, leads head-to-head series 6-2. 

Here are the matches Rafa and Dolgopolov have played against each other:




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