Rafael Nadal of Spain starts his mission Tuesday in his bid to add another French Open title to his name. Nadal, who has already won at Roland Garros nine times in his career, will face Sam Groth of Australia in the first round of clay court Grand Slam tournament in Paris, France.
This will be the first meeting between Rafael Nadal and Sam Groth in their respective careers. Despite the injuries in recent years, the Spaniard is still ranked No. 5 in the ATP rankings while the Australian is looking to remain as one of the Top 100 players in the world.
Rafael Nadal vs. Sam Groth Betting Odds
Nadal is highly favored in this match-up with Groth as the 41-to-1 underdog. The Spaniard is also favored to win in straight sets over the Australian. Nadal is not seen as the same level as the favorite of the tournament, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic but he remains a dangerous player to the elite players because of his history on clay court.
Rafael Nadal vs. Sam Groth – Where to Follow Match
Live Blog for the Rafael Nadal vs. Sam Groth first round match-up can be viewed via the tournament’s official website. French Open live streaming from Tennis TV and radio coverage also via the French Open website.