World No. 1 Rafael Nadal leads Spain into battle against Australia as the two nations clash in the ATP Cup semifinals on Saturday night in Sydney.
Our champ seeks his third consecutive win over Alex De Minaur when he takes on young Aussie in the second rubber of this ATP Cup semi-final. He recorded identical 6-1 6-2 6-4 victories over De Minaur in their two previous matches at Wimbledon 2018 and the 2019 Australian Open.
Date: January 11, 2020
Match time: Around 8 PM local time / 4 AM EST – New York, Montreal / 9 AM GMT – United Kingdom / 10 AM CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 8 PM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
“De Minaur is going to be a big challenge too,” said Rafa. “He’s a great player. Young with a lot of energy.”
Schedule of play:
- Rubber 1: Kyrgios vs Bautista Agur
- Rubber 2: De Minaur vs Nadal
- Rubber 3: To be decided
SPAIN: 1. Rafael Nadal 2. Roberto Bautista Agut 3. Pablo Carreno Busta 4. Albert Ramos-Vinolas 5. Feliciano Lopez. Captain: Francisco Roig.
AUSTRALIA: 1. Alex de Minaur 2. Nick Kyrgios 3. John Millman 4. John Peers 5. Chris Guccione. Captain: Lleyton Hewitt.