11-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will take on Kei Nishikori of Japan in the 2013 French Open fourth round on Monday 3rd May, which will take place at 14:00 GMT in outdoor clay courts at Roland Garros.
World No. 4 Rafael Nadal, who has been celebrating his 26th birthday party on Monday, he is aiming to clinch victory in the fourth round and enter into the French Open quarter finals. Spanish tennis star has been fight hard to lift the French Open crown for eighth time and hopes to continue similar performance in the tournament. Nadal has overcome against his third round oppanent Italian Fabio Fognini in three sets with a 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 score line, where he needs to work hard a bit against Nishikori in the French Open fourth round on Monday.
Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori has conquered Benoit Paire of France in four sets with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1 score line. Nishikori has been improving his level of tennis and should work hard in fourth round against Nadal.
Nadal and Nishikori have meet for four times so far in their tennis career and both the players are clashing for the fifth time in the French Open fourth round. Nadal has been leading 4-0 win loss head-to-head record against Nishikori. The pair last meet at the 2012 Miami Masters fourth round and Nadal won the match in straight sets with a 6-4, 6-4 score line.
As per the predications, third seed Rafael Nadal is looking heavy favorite to clinch victory against Kei Nishikori in the fourth round and advances into the 2013 French Open quarter finals, being played here on outdoor clay courts in Roland Garros.