Rafael Nadal’s hunt for a 22nd Grand Slam title continues on Friday, May 27 in the third round of the 2022 French Open against Botic van de Zandschulp.
Nadal clinched a comprehensive 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 win over home favorite Corentin Moutet in the second round on Wednesday. The only hiccup the former world No. 1 faced was being broken on serve for the match, but he broke back immediately to claim the win.
It was the Spaniard’s 300th Grand Slam win and his 107th in Paris.
Previously, Nadal defeated Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 in the first round.
Where does Rafael Nadal play?
Nadal is currently competing in the French Open, the second Grand Slam event of the season. With 13 titles at the venue so far, he remains the most successful player in the history of the tournament.
The left-hander’s title defense ended last year in the semifinals against Novak Djokovic, ending his four-year tenure in Paris.
Who is Rafael Nadal playing against?
Nadal’s opponent in the third round is world No. 29 Botic van de Zandschulp. This will be the first meeting between them.
Van de Zandschulp has made steady progress over the past year. A few weeks ago he reached his first career final on clay at the BMW Open in Munich before giving up against Holger Rune.
At the French Open, he defeated qualifier Pavel Kotov in the first round. In the second round, Van de Zandschulp led by two sets in front of Fabio Fognini. But the Italian was eliminated in the middle of the third set and allowed the 26-year-old to advance to the third round for the first time in Paris.
Rafael Nadal vs Botic van de Zandschulp Schedule
The third round of Nadal and van de Zandschulp will be that third game at Court Suzanne-Lenglen on Friday May 27th.
playing time: Approximately 4 p.m. local time / 2pm GMT / 10am ET / 7:30pm IST.
Date: May 27, 2022.
Rafael Nadal vs Botic van de Zandschulp streaming details
Viewers from the following countries can watch the action live on these respective channels and websites:-
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: American viewers have several options to choose from with NBC sports, peacock tv and tennis channel transmission of the game.
UNITED KINGDOM: UK fans can follow the action on Eurosport.
Canada: Viewers in Canada can tune in TSN & RDS.
Australia: Fans Down Under can follow all the action live on the Nine network.
India: Indian tennis fans can follow all the action live Sony Ten, Sony Six and Sony Liv.
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Have a look too:- Schedule of the French Open 2022