Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet for the 55th time on Sunday in the final of the inaugural ATP Cup, representing their country in the tie’s No. 1 singles match.
Date: January 12, 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.
Rafa: “It’s going to be a super tough final against Serbia. Novak likes to play here and Serbia has a great team and is playing very well. But Roberto played an amazing match this afternoon and we have a good team, so we are ready for it.”
Schedule of play:
- Rubber 1: Lajovic vs Bautista Agut
- Rubber 2: Djokovic vs Nadal
- Rubber 3: To be decided
Rafa and Nole have met more than any other two players in the Open Era, a record 54 times. Djokovic leads their ATP Head2Head rivalry 28-26 and has won nine of their past 12 contests. But Rafa defeated Djokovic in the 2019 Internazionali BNL d’Italia final 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to lift his ninth trophy in Rome, and stand alone with 34 ATP Masters 1000 titles.
SPAIN: 1. Rafael Nadal 2. Roberto Bautista Agut 3. Pablo Carreno Busta 4. Albert Ramos-Vinolas 5. Feliciano Lopez. Captain: Francisco Roig.
SERBIA: 1. Novak Djokovic 2. Dusan Lajovic 3. Nikola Milojevic 4. Nikola Cacic 5. Viktor Troicki. Captain: Nenad Zimonjic.
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS TEAM SPAIN!
Source: ATP Tour