Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal will take on Jiri Vesely on Monday in the fourth round after the Czech left-hander knocked out No 19 seed Fabio Fognini in a four-set upset.
Date: July 9, 2018
Match time: Rafa is third match on Center Court. Around 5 PM local time / 8 AM EDT – New York, Montreal / 5 PM BST – United Kingdom / 6 PM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 10 PM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
The pair have played once, which was in Hamburg of 2015, a match our champ won in straight sets.
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According to ATP World Tour, Vesely (world No. 93) had not beaten a Top 20 opponent since the second week of the season at the ASB Classic, where he snuck by then-No. 13 Sam Querrey in a third-set tie-break.
Rafa is bidding to reach the round of 16 here for the 2nd straight year and 8th time overall. This is his 13th appearance at Wimbledon and his 53rd Grand Slam overall.
Rafa is also bidding to record his 35th Tour-level match-win of 2018. He is in 3rd place on the list for most Tour-level match-wins this year – behind Thiem (36) and Zverev (36).
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!
Source: ATP World Tour