After more than six months without playing a single official match, Rafael Nadal come back in the Rome Masters 1000. The manacorí, current number two in the ATP ranking, faces his compatriot Pablo Carreño in his second-round debut.
On at 18:52 CEST
Nadal It has won the title in Rome in up to nine editions (2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2018 and 2019). The Italian appointment is the prelude to Roland Garros, the last Grand Slam of this season to be played between September 27 and October 11.
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The game starts at 7:00 p.m. on the Centrale court of the Foro Italico and we will tell you everything that happens from here
The balance between both is very favorable to Nadal. In fact, the manacorí still does not know what it is to lose to Carreno. In the five previous confrontations the victory was awarded. The last one was precisely this year at the Australian Open. Rafa he endorsed a 3-0 to his compatriot.
In front of you today you will have a very good acquaintance of yours: Pablo Carreño. The man from Gijón, who returned to repeat the semifinals in the last US Open, received a ‘bye’ in the first round and fate led to a Spanish duel in this second round.
Today’s game is the return to the competition of Rafael Nadal. Their last duel was the final of the ATP 500 in Acapulco against Taylor fritz last March 1. The Balearic Islands ended up taking the title
Good afternoon and welcome to the broadcast of the second round match of the Masters 1000 in Rome between Rafa Nadal and Pablo Carreño!