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Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Nadal to cruise into French Open fourth round

  • Stefano Travaglia takes on Rafael Nadal in the French Open third round
  • Travaglia is ranked World No.74
  • The Italian is competing in his first French Open
  • Rafael Nadal is ranked World No.2 and has won 12 French Open singles titles
  • Nadal has allowed 2 break points at the 2020 French Open
Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal takes on Stefano Travaglia in the French Open Third Round (Getty Images)

Stefano Travaglia faces the toughest match of his career, taking on Rafael Nadal at the French Open. Nadal has won 12 titles at Roland Garros and should have far too much power and class for the Italian.

Stefano Travaglia Stats


Nationality: Italy
Age: 28 (28 December 1991)
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Plays: Right-Handed
World Ranking: 74
Career High: 73 (September 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 0
French Open Best Result: First Appearance

Stefano Travaglia Form


Stefano Travaglia was knocked out in the first round at the Australian Open, Chennai and Marseille. He then lost 6-0 6-1 to Yunseong Chung in the Davis Cup.

The Italian returned from the break by failing to qualify for the Western and Southern Open. He fell to Jordan Thompson in the US Open first round.

Travaglia reached the Prostejov Challenger semi-finals before a decent performance at the Italian Open. The 28-year-old beat Taylor Harry Fritz and Borna Coric before a 7-6 7-6 defeat to Matteo Berrettini.

Stefano Travaglia beat World No.51 Pablo Andujar 6-3 6-4 6-4 in the French Open first round. He then overcame World No.35 Kei Nishikori 6-4 2-6 7-6 4-6 6-2 in the second round.

Rafael Nadal Stats


Nationality: Spain
Age: 34 (3 June 1986)
Height: 6'1" (185cm)
Plays: Left-Handed
World Ranking: 2
Career High: 1
Career Singles Titles: 85
2020 Singles Titles: 1
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 19 (1 Australian Open, 12 French Open, 2 Wimbledon, 4 US Open)
French Open Best Result: Winner (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Rafael Nadal Form


Rafael Nadal reached the Australian Open quarter-finals, going down 7-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 to Dominic Thiem. The World No.2 then won the ATP 500 event in Acapulco, beating Taylor Harry Fritz 6-3 6-2 in the final. 

Nadal didn’t compete again until the Italian Open. He beat Pablo Carreno Busta and Dusan Lajovic in straight sets before a 6-2 7-5 defeat to Diego Schwartzman.

Rafael Nadal started the French Open with an easy 6-4 6-4 6-2 win against Mackenzie McDonald. Egor Gerasimov was brushed aside 6-1 6-0 6-3 in the second round.

Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal Head to Head


This will be the first match between Stefano Travaglia and Rafael Nadal.

Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal Odds


Rafael Nadal is an odds on favourite with Stefano Travaglia priced around 25.00 for a huge upset. Nadal to win 3-0 can be backed at 1.22 at betfair.

Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal Match Up


Stefano Travaglia’s 2nd serve is an issue, the Italian winning 44% of his 2nd serves at the 2020 French Open.

Rafael Nadal has no such problems, winning 63% of his 2nd serves at the 2020 French Open.

Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal Stats


  • Stefano Travaglia is ranked World No.74.
  • Stefano Travaglia is competing in his first French Open.
  • Stefano Travaglia has allowed 23 break points at the 2020 French Open. 
  • Stefano Travaglia’s has won 44% of his 2nd serves at the 2020 French Open.
  • Rafael Nadal is ranked World No.2.
  • Rafael Nadal has won 12 French Open singles titles.
  • Rafael Nadal has allowed 2 break points at the 2020 French Open.
  • Rafael Nadal has won 63% of his 2nd serves at the 2020 French Open.

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Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal will be played at the French Open.

When is Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal being played?

Stefano Travaglia vs Rafael Nadal will be played at 16.00 BST on Friday 2 October 2020.

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Verdict

Stefano Travaglia has been competing well in Paris but Rafael Nadal is a huge step up. There is little value on here with Nadal tipped to cover the -10.5 game handicap.

Best Bet: Rafael Nadal -10.5 Game Handicap @-111.11 at BetMGM - 1 Unit

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