Stefanos Tsitsipas and Rafael Nadal will fight in the 1/2 of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia for the 5th time of their career. They are scheduled to play on Saturday at 2.30 pm.

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Ranked no. 7 (career high), Stefanos got to the 1/2 after defeating Jannik Sinner 6-3 6-2, Fabio Fognini 6-4 6-3 and following Roger Federer retirement in the quarters. Having a free pass for the semifinal was great news for the Greek that will arrive fresh in his clash against Nadal.

His best result of the season was the title in Marseille and Estoril, and he is still chasing his first ATP1000.

Stefanos has a 29-10 win-loss record in 2019, 12-3 on clay.

Last year result

Stefanos lost in the 2nd round 7-5 6-3 to Juan Martin Del Potro.

Rafael Nadal

Ranked no. 2 Rafael got to the semifinal in fantastic fashion after beating Jeremy Chardy 6-0 6-1, Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1 6-0 and Fernando Verdasco 6-4 6-0.

The Spaniard best result of the season was when he reached the final in Australian-Open as he is still chasing his first title of the season.

Nadal has a 23-5 win-loss record in 2019, 12-3 on clay.

Last year result

Nadal won the title last year in Rome after defeating Alexander Zverev 6-1 1-6 6-3.

HEAD TO HEAD and prediction Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Rafael Nadal

This will be the 5th time that Stefanos Tsitsipas and Rafael Nadal play each other. The head to head is 3-1 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), but they are 1-1 on clay.

The last time that they locked horns, Tsitsipas won 6-4 2-6 6-3 in the semifinal in Madrid last week.

Prediction

The favorite for Tennis Tonic is Rafael Nadal that should win in 3 sets.

Betting odds

The initial quotes of bet365, Rafael Nadal is the favorite to win the match.
Rafael Nadal -> 1.25
Stefanos Tsitsipas -> 4.00

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Head 2 Head

Win Loss
Tsitsipas
LLLWWWLLWW
Nadal
WWWWLWWWWW
2019 2018 2017
37 - 18
41 - 6
15-8
Hard
15-2
5-2
I Hard
0-0
15-5
Clay
21-3
2-3
Grass
5-1

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