Rafael Nadal looks to lead Spain into the ATP Cup semifinals when the takes on David Goffin in Sydney on Friday.
The world No. 1 is 24-1 in singles since falling to Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semi-finals and 41-2 since losing to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Madrid semi-finals.
Date: January 10, 2020
Match time: Not before 7 PM local time / 3 AM EST – New York, Montreal / 8 AM GMT – United Kingdom / 9 AM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 7 PM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Rafa leads a 4-1 head-to-head record with world number 11 Goffin. The Belgian beat our champ during group play en route to the 2017 Nitto ATP Finals title match in London, but Rafa won their only 2019 matchup in four sets at Roland Garros.
|Outdoor Clay||R32||Rafael Nadal||61 63 46 63|
|Outdoor Clay||SF||Rafael Nadal||64 60|
|2017||Nitto ATP Finals|
|Indoor Hard||RR||David Goffin||765 674 64|
|2017||ATP Masters 1000 Madrid|
|Outdoor Clay||QF||Rafael Nadal||763 62|
|2017||ATP Masters 1000 Monte Carlo|
|Outdoor Clay||SF||Rafael Nadal||63 61|
Schedule of play:
- Rubber 1: Darcis vs Bautista Agut
- Rubber 2: Goffin vs Nadal
- Rubber 3: To be decided
SPAIN: Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista Agut, Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Feliciano Lopez.
BELGIUM: David Goffin, Steve Darcis, Kimmer Coppejans, Joran Vliegen, Sander Gille.
Team Spain went 9-0 in matches and 18-2 in sets against Georgia, Uruguay and Japan in Perth. Neither Rafa nor World No. 10 Roberto Bautista Agut lost a set in singles, while Pablo Carreno Busta went 3-0 in doubles.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!