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A number of VBers are at Monte Carlo. mars06 was the first to open a blog. MAC and jen, and JLB and ElectricWitch have also kept us current with their observations, photos and videos.

April 24 - Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell

May 7 - Mutua Madrid Open

Rafa's last tournament was the Miami Open. If you missed any of the action then take a look at the Info, Pics and Videos on our message board.


25th April
Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell
The draw for Barcelona is out. Because Kei Nishikori withdrew after the draw had been completed, Rafa is the third seed (instead of the second). He got a bye in the first round and will face Rogerio Dutra Silva in the second, on Wednesday. Theirs is the third match on the newly-renamed Pista Rafa Nadal; the match before theirs is scheduled to start not before 12:30 PM local time, 11:30 AM BST, 6:30 AM EDT.

The ceremony to rename the center court Pista Rafa Nadal, will take place before Rafa's match.

Work out the match time in your time zone with this handy converter.

Rafa is in the third quarter of the draw. The other seeded players left in Rafa's quarter are Philipp Kohlschreiber, and Alexander Zverev.


Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters
Rafa won a record-setting TENTH title in Monte Carlo, defeating Albert Ramos-Vinolas in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3.

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This is Rafa's 50th title on clay -- another record -- his 29th Masters trophy, and 70th title overall.

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BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells 2017
by MAC
Rafa entered both the singles and doubles draws for Indian Wells.

In doubles, Rafa partnered with Bernard Tomic.

They beat Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa in the first round, 6-4, 7-6(7)

before narrowly losing to the sixth-seeded team of Raven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram in the second, 6-3, 6-7(4), 9-11.


In the round of 64 of the singles Rafa played Guido Pella for the first time and beat him, 6-3, 6-2.


In the round of 32 he beat Fernando Verdasco,6-3, 7-5 .


Rafa lost in the round of 16 to Roger Federer, 2-6, 3-6.

"You need to play your best if you want to have chances to win, and I did not play my best. It's obvious that I have to congratulate him because he played a great match.

"But I have to think from my side, and I think I can do it much better, and I think I gonna do it much better next time."