Rafael Nadal will kick off his US Open campaign on Tuesday against Australian wildcard Rinky Hijikata — a 21-year-old who recently made his top-200 breakthrough.
Date: August 30, 2022
Match time: 7 PM EDT – New York, Montreal / midnight BST – United Kingdom / 1 AM CEST – Spain, France, Germany, Italy / 9 AM AEST – Melbourne. To convert to your local time, use this website.
Rafa has lost only four of his 39 matches this year. He has a fabulous record at Flushing Meadows, winning 64 of his 75 matches, including four titles.
2022 Record: 35-4
2022 Titles: 4
Last 5 U.S. Opens: 2021-Did Not Play, 2020-DNP, 2019-W, 2018-SF, 2017-W
With a fifth title in New York, Rafa will secure the top spot along with Roger Federer, Jimmy Connors and Pete Sampras as the players with the most titles at the US Open in men’s singles.
Our champ is the all-time men’s leader with 22 major singles titles, one more than Novak Djokovic (21) and two more than Roger Federer (20)
GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!