Rafael Nadal reached the French Open fourth round after beating 26th seed Botic van de Zandschulp 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday. The Spaniard is yet to drop a set at Roland Garros, having beaten Jordan Thompson and Corentin Moutet in previous rounds.
Nadal faces Félix Auger-Aliassime in the round of 16 at Roland-Garros. The Canadian reached the fourth round of the competition after defeating Filip Krajinovic in straight sets.
Auger-Aliassime is coached by Nadal’s uncle Toni Nadal and will face him for the second time. Nadal had previously beaten the Canadian in straight sets in the second round of the Madrid Open in 2019.
The winner of the match will face Novak Djokovic or Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals of Roland-Garros.
Where does Rafael Nadal play?
Nadal is currently competing at Roland-Garros. The Spaniard is in contention for a record 14th title and 22nd Grand Slam triumph. He reached the Roland Garros semi-finals last year but lost to Novak Djokovic in four sets.
Who is Rafael Nadal playing against?
Nadal will face Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime in the fourth round of Roland-Garros. The 21-year-old has won 26 out of 38 games so far this season. Auger-Aliassime was instrumental in Canada’s ATP Cup victory and followed it up by reaching the quarter-finals of the Australian Open where he pushed Daniil Medvedev to five sets.
He won his first ATP title by defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Rotterdam Open final. Auger-Aliassime reached the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open, Madrid Open and Italian Open during the clay-court season.
Schedule of matches between Rafael Nadal and Felix Auger-Aliassime
The fourth-round clash between Nadal and Auger-Aliassime will be the third match on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Sunday May 29.
Timing of matches: Around 5:00 p.m. local time / 3:00 p.m. GMT / 8:30 p.m. IST, 11:00 a.m. ET
Date: May 29, 2022.
Rafael Nadal vs Felix Auger-Aliassime streaming details
Viewers from the following countries can watch Nadal’s match against Auger-Aliassime live on the respective channels and sites:
UNITED STATES: US viewers can watch the game live on NBC Sports, Peacock TV and string tennis broadcast of the game.
UK: UK fans can follow the action on Eurosport.
Canada: Viewers in Canada can watch their highest ranked player challenge Nadal live on TSN & RDS.
Australia: Down Under fans can catch all the action live on the New network.
India: Indian tennis fans can catch all the action live Sony Ten.
Spain: Spanish fans can watch their tennis icon live on Eurosport.
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