Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal commented on reaching the quarterfinals of the tournament in Indian Wells. In the fourth round match, the former world number one defeated American Reilly Opelka 7:6 (7:3), 7:6 (7:5). The match lasted two hours and 11 minutes.
“Opelka is one of the toughest opponents on the Tour. It is very difficult to contain his main weapons – serve and forehand. I think I had the best match in the tournament. I am very happy with how I managed to win, there were two difficult tie-breaks. This victory means a lot to me, ”Tennis365 quotes Nadal.
In 2022, the 21-time Grand Slam winner won his 18th consecutive match. In the 1/4 finals of the tournament in Indian Wells, the 35-year-old Spaniard will meet with the Greek tennis player Nick Kyrgios. The match will take place on March 18 at 01:00 (Moscow time).