French Open 2022: Rafael Nadal vs Jordan Thompson preview, start time, TV channel, live stream, h2h- how to watch

Rafael Nadal vs Jordan Thompson

Rafael Nadal vs Jordan Thompson: French Open 2022 start time, TV channel, live stream, h2h- how to watch

On Monday, Rafael Nadal begins his quest for a 14th French Open title against Australian Jordan Thompson.

The Spaniard is fifth at Roland Garros, but injuries have hampered his season since winning the Australian Open at the start of the year.

Carlos Alcaraz, the 19-year-old Spaniard who started his tournament with a straight-sets win on Sunday, has gotten a lot of attention in the build-up, but doubting Nadal in Paris hasn’t proven to be a winning strategy in the past.

If he advances to the quarter-finals, he will face Novak Djokovic in a thrilling match, but he has a lot of work ahead of him.

This begins in the first round against world number 82 Jordan Thompson. Thompson has struggled on clay in the past, only making it past the first round of the French Open on two occasions.

Date, venue and start time

Rafael Nadal and Jordan Thompson will face off in the first round on Monday, May 23.

It is expected to begin at around 1:30pm, depending on the length of the matches earlier in the day.

In the second round, the winner will face either Stan Wawrinka or Corentin Moutet.

How to watch Rafael Nadal vs Jordan Thompson

TV channel: The 2022 French Open will be shown on Eurosport.

Eurosport 1 HD is channel 410 on Sky.

Live stream: The tournament will be available online via discovery+. Every match across all courts will be shown both live and on-demand.

Rafael Nadal vs Jordan Thompson head-to-head record

The pair have met just once before, at the Paris Masters in 2020. Nadal came out on top that day with a 6-1 7-6 victory.

Nadal wins: 1

Thompson wins: 0

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