World No. 2 Rafael Nadal brings his good form to the Paris Masters, where he opens against Frenchman Adrian Mannarino on Wednesday. Our champ owns a 48-6 record this year, winning 28 of his past 29 matches, with his most recent loss coming in the Wimbledon semi-finals against Roger Federer.
This is the second career meeting between the two players, with Rafa having won their only previous encounter 6-1, 7-6(6) three years ago in Beijing.
Date: October 30, 2019
Match time: Not before 7.30 PM local time / 2.30 PM EDT – New York, Montreal / 8.30 PM GMT – United Kingdom / 7.30 PM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 5.30 AM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Rafa, who holds a 1,280-point lead over Novak Djokovic in the ATP Race To London, will reclaim the No. 1 spot on 4 November regardless of this week’s results in Paris.
Rafa can clinch year-end World No. 1 for the fifth time by capturing his first title at this event.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!