Match: Rafael Nadal vs. Joao Sousa Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Friday, 6 May, 2016
Start time: 15:00 UK
Rafael Nadal will face Joao Sousa in Quarterfinal at Mutua Madrid Open. The match is the third in the program at Central Cort and will start around 15:00 UK.
Rafael Nadal, world number 5, will face Joao Sousa, world number 35.
It’s clay time of the year and Rafael Nadal is unstoppable again! He plays two tournaments: in Monte Carlo and in Barcelona and won them both.
Nadal didn’t lose even a set in seven games in a row now and it’s definitely favourite to win Madrid Mutua Open.
Joao Sousa reached quarterfinal by two easy victories against Nicolas Mahut and Marcel Granollers-Pujol. In the round of 16, he has a lot more difficult task but he beat with 2:1 sets and Jack Sock and secure a clash with Nadal.
Rafael Nadal and Joao Sousa play only one match between them and it was in clay in Rio de Janeiro, 2014 and Nadal beat him 6-1 6-0 so a victory with 2:0 sets for Nadal seems unevitable.