The second Masters event on clay is all set to get underway with the reunion of the ‘Big Three’ of tennis at Madrid Open and the line up for the tournament, the Mutua Madrid Open 2019 Draw has been released.
Rafael Nadal’s Mutua Madrid Open 2019 Draw:
The ‘King of Clay’, Rafael Nadal is stepping into his home-loam Masters for the first time without any title since 2004. After his consecutive semifinal upsets in Monte-Carlo and Barcelona, last month, Rafa remains title-less in the tennis season 2019.
He is drawn to open against, the victor of the Canadians, Felix Auger-Aliassime or Denis Shapovalov. Nadal might take on the Japanese Number one, Kei Nishikori in the quarters of the Mutua Madrid Open 2019. Followed by Alexander Zverev in the last four round and to earn his first title of the season Rafa will play Roger Federer in the Madrid finals.
Roger Federer’s Mutua Madrid Open 2019 Draw:
The three-time Madrid Open champion, Roger Federer is making a return to terre-battue season after a three-year-long hiatus from the surface. The World Number three, Federer is stepping on the Madrid clay in the quest of his third ATP title of tennis season 2019.
Federer will open against, Richard Gasquet or Davidovich Fokina, followed by Gael Monfils in the next round. He might meet the new era clay court contender, Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals.
Federer and Thiem are two ATP players to win multiple titles in 2019. Then, he might see Djokovic in the semifinals and if he is successful in defeating the Serb, Roger Federer will meet his longtime rival, Rafael Nadal in the Mutua Madrid Open 2019 finals.
Novak Djokovic’s Mutua Madrid Open 2019 Draw:
The World Number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic had a disappointing streak in all the three Masters 1000 events he played after his Australian Open 2019 title. He could just win five matches collectively after he picked up his 15th major title.
To begin is hunt for third title in Madrid, Djokovic will open against a qualifier or Grigor Dimitrov in his opening round and then meet Marco Cecchinato. In the quarterfinals, he might take on the Argentine, Juan Martin del Potro. If he surpasses Del Potro, he would see Roger Federer in the semifinals and Nadal in final.
Alexander Zverev’s Mutua Madrid Open 2019 Draw:
The defending champion in Madrid, Alexander Zverev has not won any titles since the ATP Finals 2018 victory. He will open against, Roberto Bautista Agut and then meet Borna Coric in the next round. If he stays longer, Zverev will face Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarters and Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. For emulating his last year’s glory, Zverev will play Djokovic in the finals in Madrid.
Mutua Madrid Open 2019 Draw: First Round Encounters
It’s the battle of the Canadians Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov in the opening round in Madrid and followed by the Spaniards, David Ferrer playing his last ATP tournament of his career, will open against his compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut in Madrid against.
Also, the Frenchman Jeremy Chardy and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will battle against each other for a place in the second round in Madrid. The Monte-Carlo Masters champion, Fabio Fognini will play Kyle Edmund in the opening round of Mutua Madrid Open 2019.