Indian Wells: Nadal mit irrem Comeback

Australian Open Champion Rafael Nadal has turned on his first defeat in 2022 in the late Saturday night. At the Masters in Indian Wells, the Spaniard turned an almost lost match.

The 21-color Grand Slam winner from Spain was already 2: 5 against the American Sebastian Korda in the third set, but in the end, it won 6: 2, 1: 6, 7: 6 (7: 3), where The last round 1:14 hours took. After his tournament victories at the Australian Open and Acapulco / Mexico, Nadal is further unbeaten this year. The Mallorquiner expanded his star record to 16 victories.

After Indian Wells, the tennis star makes a break, the 35-year-old is missing on the list of participants for the subsequent masters in Miami (from March 23). Nadal had already announced to shorter because of his health problems. “I’m worried about my foot every day,” said world ranking. He look for the “right balance”, which breaks and stress.

Medvedev with loose starting victory

Unlike Nadal Daniil Medvedev did his first task in Indian Wells sovereign. The Russian struck the Czech Tomas Machac in the second round after 1:11 hours with 6: 3, 6: 2 and thus celebrated his first victory as a number one of the world rankings.

Crazy Rafa Nadal Comeback vs Korda In Indian Wells! ????

The 26-year-old Medvedev, which had passed on February 28 at the World Ranking at the 20-color Grand Slam Champion Novak Djokovic (Serbia), meets in the third round on Filip Krajinovic from Serbia or the Frenchman Gael Monfils. The top-set Medvedev had a frilot in the first round.

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Medvedev threatens in the fight for the title at the prestigious event for the third time a duel with Major record winner Nadal. Both in the final of the Australian Open as well as in the semi-finals of Acapulco / Mexico Unterlllitz Medvedev, which could win four Masters titles so far.