Direct tennis Barcelona Open: Nadal great war Samurai, Tsitsipas watch out for shock

Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:04 AM (GMT + 7)

(Sports news – Tennis news) Rafael Nadal has just faced many difficulties in his opening match at the Barcelona Open. And the match against Nishikori is also a promising match.

Video match between Rafael Nadal and Ilya Ivashka:

Rafael Nadal – Kei Nishikori: 9:00 p.m., April 22, the third round of the Barcelona Open men’s singles

Rafael Nadal just had to go through a 3-set match to overcome the little-known player Ivashka. This is clearly unusual, given that Rafa rarely puts himself in a difficult position in clay court matches. But this anomaly is happening with increasing frequency.

Nishikori (left) promises to create difficulties for Nadal

Previously, at Monte Carlo on April 16, Nadal had gone through a 3-set match, even losing to young tennis player Andrey Rublev. That denounces that Nadal’s physical condition is not really good, and back and hip injuries are still clinging to the Spaniard.

Kei Nishikori is in a similar situation. After a long way of dropping his form, the Japanese player has dropped to 39th from his place in the top of the world now. 3-set match at the Barcelona Open.

In the past, Nadal and Nishikori met 14 times with an outstanding victory in Nadal’s favor: 12 times to win tickets, and for Nishikori only 2 matches. In the current circumstances, perhaps not many surprises have occurred.

Alex De Minaur – Stefanos Tsitsipas: 17:30, April 22, the third round of the Barcelona Open men’s singles

After being crowned Monte Carlo, Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas is playing with great confidence. However, that does not guarantee a victory for Tsitsipas, when Alex De Minaur is a tough opponent.

The distance between these two players is 20 steps: Tsitsipas is ranked 5th in the world, and De Minaur is 25th. That is 6 victories.

Albert Ramos Vinolas – Andrey Rublev: 4:00, April 22, Barcelona Open men’s third round singles

Andrey Rublev failed in the Monte Carlo final at the hands of Stefanos Tsitsipas, after a two-set final. Despite losing his spirit of admiration, Rublev still came to the Barcelona Open with great determination.

However, his fights with Ramos have never made Rublev easy. At Wimbledon 2017, Ramos won after a match lasting up to 5 sets. With two different meetings at the 2017 Halle Open and the Winston Salem Open 2019, Rublev struggled to win 2-1. Today’s match is expected to be similar.

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Diego Schwartzman

Corentin Moutet


Rafael Nadal

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