Rafael Nadal booked his place in the quarterfinals of the French Open by beating Felix Auger-Aliassime in five sets on Sunday. The Canadian was only the third player, after John Isner and Novak Djokovic, to push the Spaniard into a crucial set at Roland Garros.
The Spaniard improved his record to 109-3 at the Paris Major and reached his 16th quarterfinal at the event.
Where does Rafael Nadal play?
Nadal is currently competing in the French Open. The Spaniard has won the tournament a record 13 times, his last victory coming in 2020. He reached the semifinals at Roland Garros last year but lost to Novak Djokovic in four sets.
Who is Rafael Nadal playing against?
Rafael Nadal meets Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals of the French Open. The Serb has won nine games in a row and has not lost a set since his second-round match in Rome. After defeating Yoshihito Nishioka, Alex Molcan and Aljaz Bedene, Djokovic defeated Diego Schwartzman to secure his spot in the quarterfinals.
Nadal beat Jordan Thompson, Corentin Moutet and Botic van de Zandschulp in straight sets ahead of his thrilling match against Auger-Aliassime.
It will be the 59th meeting between the two players and their 10th at Roland Garros. Whoever wins meets either 3rd seed Alexander Zverev or 6th seed Carlos Alcaraz in the semifinals.
Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic Schedule
The quarterfinal match between Nadal and Djokovic will be fourth and final game on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Tuesday 31 May.
playing time: 20:45 local time / 18:45 GMT / 14:45 ET / 00:15 IST
Date: May 31, 2022 (June 1, 2022 in India)
Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic streaming details
Viewers from the following countries can watch the action live on these respective channels and websites:-
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: American viewers can watch the game live NBC sports, peacock tv and tennis channel.
UNITED KINGDOM: British fans can continue to follow the action Eurosport.
Canada: Viewers in Canada can follow the action on TSN & RDS.
Australia: Fans from Down Under can catch all the action live Nine network.
India: Indian tennis fans can follow the game on Sony Ten, Sony Six and Sony Liv.
Spain: Spanish fans can watch live as their legendary player takes on Djokovic Eurosport.
Serbia: Serbian fans can experience their national hero live Eurosport and RTS.
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