World No. 2 Rafael Nadal is back in action on Thursday at the Paris Masters and will face Stan Wawrinka, who edged Croatian Marin Cilic 7-6(3), 7-6(5) in just under two hours.
It will be their 22nd meeting (Rafa leads 18-3), and their first on indoor hard courts since the 2015 ATP Finals (Rafa won 6-3, 6-2).
Date: October 31, 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 has a 20-2 record in ATP Masters 1000 tournaments this season and looking to reach 7th QF in Paris (has never lost prior to this round).
His record is 49-6 in 2019 (4 Titles), 17-5 at Paris (2007 Finalist).
Rafa, who has never won the tournament but does hold a record 35 Masters titles, can secure the year-end top ranking ahead of Novak Djokovic for a fifth time by winning the trophy on Sunday.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!