Top seed and world No. 1 Rafael Nadal is back in action on Thursday at the China Open and will face world No. 42 Karen Khachanov.
This is their second meeting on the tour. The 21-year-old Russian was beaten by our champ earlier this year at Wimbledon, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(3).
Date: 5 October 2017
Match time: Rafa is third match on National Tennis Stadium. Not before 4.30 PM local time / 4.30 AM EDT – New York, Montreal / 9.30 AM BST – United Kingdom / 10.30 AM CEST – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 7.30 PM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Rafa is 57-9 this year with Grand Slam titles at the French Open and US Open.
Our champ has won 74 career titles including 16 Slams and 30 Masters 1000 titles. He also has 863 Tour level wins. Khachanov, in contrast, has only one title, having won the Chengdu Open last year.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!