Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal has also turned 16.
He won tennis that year but struggled to advance to the next round at the Indian Wells Masters.
Defeated Spaniard Sebastian Korda from the start United States of America 6:2, 1:6, 7:6 (7:3) and he is now in the third round after his farewell in the first round. There he meets Briton Daniel Evans. korda delivery Nadal Big fight, it was already 5:2 in the lead in the last set and forced the tiebreak after 5:6.
“I feel very lucky to have progressed,” Nadal said in an on-court interview. “Sebastian played great tennis.” “I didn’t play my best game, without a doubt. I started well but I made a lot of mistakes in the second set. It really got me in trouble.”
Despite a foot injury, Nadal has already won the ATP Championships in Melbourne, the Australian Open, and the ATP Championships in Acapulco since the start of the year and has yet to suffer any defeat. The 36-year-old has racked up 21 major wins, and is the most successful tennis player in history.
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