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Rafa Nadal could meet Zverev again in Rome in a complicated box

Rafa Nadal already knows his way in the Masters 1000 in Rome, a tournament that he will play this week and in which he is pursuing his tenth title at the Foro Italico. After falling in the quarterfinals in Madrid, the Spaniard already showed what his intention is: “to play and win in Rome”, his last test before the great goal of the clay tour, Roland Garros. This Saturday the draw for the Main draw of the Masters 1000 in Rome to be held in the Italian capital from May 10 to 16. In it, the possible path of Rafa Nadal and the rest of the players has been drawn during the next days at the Foro Italico. The Balearic tennis player appears as the second seed in the table and is in the lower part of the table, with a difficult path for him.Nadal, who is chasing his tenth title in Rome and taking a significant bite before Roland Garros, will debut in second round against the winner of the duel between the French Ugo Humbert and the Italian Jannik Sinner, a local idol and a difficult opponent, although he soon fell in Madrid.In the second round, Nadal could meet Shapovalov or Casper Ruud, a Norwegian tennis player in a great state of form and that he is already in the semifinals of Madrid, a round that he has reached in the last three Masters 1000 tournaments on clay. In the quarterfinals the presence of Alexander Zverev, his recent executioner in the same round at the Mutua Madrid Open, threatens again. The German will make his debut against a previous player or Adrian Mannarino and could run into well with Nishikori, Fognini or Carreño before taking on Nadal. He avoids Thiem or Djokovic until the final In the semifinals he could face the third seed, Daniil Medvedev and not it would be until the final when Nadal could meet Novak Djokovic or Dominic Thiem.The Serbian, who reappears in a Masters 1000 after being absent in Madrid, is the current champion of the tournament and will make his debut against the winner of Daniel Evans and Taylor Fritz; While Thiem will see Guido Pella or Fucsovics. At the moment, only two other Spaniards, Roberto Bautista and Pablo Carreño, are in the men’s team, waiting for some of the other national tennis players such as Alejandro Davidovich to pass the previous phase. . Bautista will make his debut against a player from the previous one, while Carreño will make his debut against Serbian Laslo Djere.

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