Mexican Open R1: What time does Rafael Nadal play against Denis Kudla in Acapulco?

21-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal begins his bid for a fourth Acapulco crown when he takes in Denis Kudla in the first round on Tuesday.

Photo: Abierto Mexicano Telcel

Date: February 22, 2022

Match time: Not before 8 PM local time / 9 PM EST –  New York, Montreal / Wednesday 2 AM GMT – United Kingdom / Wednesday 3 AM  CET – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / Wednesday 11 AM AEDT – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.

Rafa is seeking to continue his perfect start to the 2022 season in Acapulco. He is 10-0 on the year, a trophy at the Melbourne Summer Set preceding his record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title.

If Rafa wins Acapulco for a fourth time this year, he would tie Thomas Muster and David Ferrer for most titles in the tournament’s history. He is 20-2 at the ATP 500 event, winning it twice when it was held on clay (in 2005 and 2013) and once since it switched to hard in 2014 (in 2020).



  1. Rafa good luck in Acapulco vamosssssss champ you can do it again 👍❤️💯💪🎾🥰🇺🇸

  2. Is it so hot in Acapulco that they need to start matches at 6pm? One of the matches yesterday finished at 5 AM. They really need to fix it and schedule matches much better.

    Wishing Rafa all the best! Vamos!

    • ❤ 🙏🏼 & Best of luck in Acapulco! You will look handsome in your 4th sombrero! Plus you will bite your 4th Pear Trophy!

  3. Well I’m getting ready with my 2am alarm call tonight. Can’t wait to see Rafa playing again. At least it’s the best of 3 sets. May even get some more sleep before getting up for work. Vamos Rafa!!

    • Back @ U, Mimi.

      Trying to get all my chores done before Rafa makes his appearance. I am getting excitement jitters. LOL. Is there such a thing?

      • Thanks, Margo.🙏😘

        👍 I will be cooking extra for lunch and dinner in a little bit heehee.

        Yes, I think so.😅 Vamos Rafa💪🍀❤️

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