ATP Cup 2020: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Pablo Cuevas in Perth?

EPA-EFE/RICHARD WAINWRIGHT

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal will be aiming to lead Spain into the ATP Cup quarterfinals when they take on Uruguay in Perth on Monday. Our champ will look to reprise the win he scored over Pablo Cuevas at the Paris Masters three years ago.

Date: January 6, 2020

Match time: Not before 7 PM AWST local time / 10 PM AEDT – Melbourne / 6 AM EST – New York, Montreal / 11 AM GMT – United Kingdom / 12 noon CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy.  To convert to your local time, use this website.

Rafa has won 4 of their 5 previous matches, including both matches played on hard court. Pablo’s lone win over Rafa came in the SFs at 2016 Rio de Janeiro. In that match, the No. 1 Uruguayan fired 11 aces and saved 10 of 12 break points in the 2h, 28m match.

YearEventSurfaceRNDWinnerResult
2017ATP Masters 1000 Paris
France
Indoor HardR16Rafael Nadal63 675 63
2016ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati
OH, U.S.A.
Outdoor HardR32Rafael Nadal61 764
2016Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Outdoor ClaySFPablo Cuevas676 763 64
2015Hamburg
Germany
Outdoor ClayQFRafael Nadal63 62
2015Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Outdoor ClayQFRafael Nadal46 75 60

Pablo is 5-20 vs. Top 10 opponents and he is looking to break a seven-match losing streak vs. Top 10 since his 3R win over No. 6 Thiem at 2018 ATP Masters 1000 Indian Wells. His biggest career win came over No. 3 Wawrinka in the 3R at 2017 ATP Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo. The only time he faced a No. 1 was against Rafa in 3R at 2017 ATP Masters 1000 Paris, where he lost in three sets.

TEAM SPAIN: Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista Agut, Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Feliciano Lopez

TEAM URUGUAY: Pablo Cuevas, Juan Martin Fumeaux, Franco Roncadelli, Ariel Behar, Martin Cuevas

Schedule of play:

  • Rubber 1: Bautista Agut vs Rocandelli
  • Rubber 2: Nadal vs Cueves
  • Rubber 3: Carreno Busta/Nadal vs Behar/Cuevas

GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!

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7 comments

  1. Happy new year to you King Rafa and all the childrens in the academy and all the personnel to,and i wish that you win us a lot of Grand slam this year 2020

  2. Best of Luck Rafa . I love watching you play but I also love that you keep commenting on the other great team mates playing as well. You are not a team by yourself there is no I in Team and I love how you bring that up. It’s how everyone on the team plays and they ALL deserve recognition for their part and play in the Cup that you guys are trying to win. A true Gentleman and an Awesome Sportsman. The younger Generation should take lessons not only for the way you play the game but also for your Sportsman ship it is above reproach.
    a fan forever
    love
    kathie

  3. VAMOS SWEETHEART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) WATCHING YOUR MATCHES IN REPLAY IS JUST AS FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) THERE WAS A FULL MATCH REPLAY AVAILABLE IN SPANISH, INCLUDING YOUR POST MATCH ON COURT INTERVIEW…. WHICH I WATCHED ON FRIDAY……HOPEFULLY I CAN FIND IT AGAIN. IT WAS BEAUTIFUL TO SEE YOUR SPEED AND COURT COVERAGE AND YOUR PRECIOUS EFFECTIVE SERVE…..AND SHINNING VOLLYES AND NET MAGIC….AND COMMAND OF THE COURT WITH SUCH STRENGTH AND POWERFUL RETURNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) YOUR ABS LOOK GORGEOUS AND MIGHTY FIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) SOME POINTS IN REPLAY WERE SHOWN AGAIN IN SLOW MOTION SO IT WAS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) HAVE A GREAT TIME AND LOTS OF FUN PLAYING ON MONDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) GO RAFA GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) I YOU HAVE SUCH A FOUNTAIN OF TENNIS BRILLIANCE AND TENNIS WISDOM………LOVE TO WATCH IT ALL PLAY OUT ON THE COURT WITH YOUR CHARISMA AND IGNITING ENERGY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) SINGLE AND DOUBLES WILL BE GREAT MATCHES FOR YOU AND TEAM SPAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) PERTH CROWD IS ABSOLUTELY KIND AND ADORING AND SO JOYFULLY CHEERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) IT IS LOVELY TO SEE SO MANY TENNIS FANS SHOWING UP FOR YOUR MATCHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) VAMOS SWEETHEART AND LOTS OF LOVE AND HAPPINESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) 🙂 : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) ; ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) THE ONLY THING THAT MATTERS IS YOUR NEXT PRECIOUS POINT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) THAT’S ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) KEEP SMILING SWEETHEART !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) ENJOY A LOVELY EVENING AND A BEAUTIFUL TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) : ) XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOO

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