Monte Carlo Masters Draw: Rafael Nadal goes for 12th title

The Monte Carlo Rolex Masters draw is out, and thus begins the European clay season.

11-time champion Rafael Nadal will start his bid for a 12th Monte-Carlo crown against Adrian Mannarino or a qualifier in the second round. If the seeds hold his potential quarter-final opponent would be No 6-seeded Andrey Rublev and his semi-final foe would be second-seeded Daniil Medvedev.

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Rafa’s potential route to the final:

  • 1st round: bye
  • 2nd round: Adrian Mannarino
  • 3rd round: Grigor Dimitrov
  • Quarter-final: Andrey Rublev
  • Semi-final: Danill Medvedev
  • Final: Novak Djokovic

If the men play to seed the quarter-final line up will be:

  • Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Zverev
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Matteo Berettini
  • Andrey Rublev vs Rafael Nadal
  • Diego Schwartzman vs Danill Medvedev

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Source: ATP World Tour


  1. Rafa told ATP Weekly,

    “I am confident. I am playing well,” says Nadal, in an early warning to his rivals. “I [have been] practising well [during the past] couple of days here in Monte-Carlo before the tournament starts. I feel ready.”

    Good Luck Rafa

  2. Rafa may not have to play Medvedev. I found this on


    Medvedev (in French): “Honestly, there’s nothing I like on clay. There’s always bad bounces, you’re dirty after playing. I really don’t enjoy playing on clay.”

    So why is he at Monte Carlo?

  3. Best off luck Rafa vamosssssss this is your the King of Clay we are ready too see you play💪🎾😘👍🎾

  4. Have a great clay season Rafa and knock out all of your opponents. Good luck to a great champion.


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