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What time is Rafael Nadal’s next match at Madrid Open 2024? Schedule, live stream and TV channel | Sporting News United Kingdom

The 2024 Mutual Madrid Open is into its second week at La Caja Majica in the Spanish capital and anticipation is high amongst the home crowd with several Spaniards going for glory. 

One of these is of course defending champion Carlos Alcaraz, but veteran legend Rafael Nadal will also be taking to the clay court and makes his second appearance on this year’s ATP Tour since the Brisbane International in early January. 

Returning to the circuit ranked 644th in the world at present, Nadal will be hoping for a strong showing in Madrid as he looks to round off what could well prove to be his last year in professional tennis. He is one of only two players, along with Canadian Denis Shapovalov, to enter this year’s event with a protected ranking, given to competitors who have been injured for up to six months. 

You can follow his progress through the 2024 Madrid Open with us at The Sporting News

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When is Rafael Nadal’s next Madrid Open 2024 match?

Nadal’s next match at this year’s Madrid Open pits him against Jiri Lehecka on Tuesday, April 30

Nadal has already beaten American wildcard pick Darwin Blanch, Australian Alex de Minaur and Pedro Cachin to reach the Round of 16..

What time is Rafael Nadal vs Jiri Lehecka? 

Nadal faces Lehecka at the Caja Magica on Tuesday, April 30 with the players due on court not before 9 p.m. local time.

Country Date Time
UK (BST) Tuesday, April 30 Not before 8 p.m. BST
Canada (ET) Tuesday, April 30 Not before 3 p.m. ET
US (ET) Tuesday, April 30 Not before 3 p.m. ET

Rafael Nadal next match TV channel, live stream

As one of the poster boys for Spanish tennis, Nadal’s fourth round match will be one of the most anticipated clashes at this stage of this year’s Madrid Open, and as such there’s plenty of coverage confirmed. 

Here’s a look at the following TV channels and live streams in the major territories:

Country TV Channel Live Stream
US Tennis Channel Fubo
Canada TSN TSN Direct
UK Sky Sports Tennis Sky Go app, NOW TV


Rafael Nadal’s Madrid Open record

As a long, storied and successful career begins to come to a close, it’s fitting that Nadal’s bursting onto the scene in the early 2000’s also marked the birth of the Madrid Open. 

Replacing the original Spanish Open in 2002, the 21 previous editions of the event have seen Nadal pick up a record-breaking five titles, claiming his first in 2005 and following on with further success in 2010, 2013, 2014 and most recently 2017. 

Nadal was also the runner-up in the 2009, 2011 and 2015 deicders, last reaching the semifinals in 2019, and after missing last year’s tournament through injury, the veteran Spaniard will be hoping to go out with a bang in 2024.