Rafael Nadal will look to increase his unbeaten run to 18 matches when he meets seventeenth seed Reilly Opelka within the final 16 of the Indian Wells Masters on Wednesday.
After scraping by his second-round conflict in opposition to Sebastian Korda, the 21-time Grand Slam champion had a neater time on the court docket in opposition to Dan Evans. The Spaniard dismissed the twenty seventh seed 7-5, 6-3 to march into the fourth spherical.
The three-time Indian Wells Masters champion will hope to proceed his unimaginable profitable momentum in opposition to the big-serving Opelka in his subsequent match.
The place is Rafael Nadal taking part in?
Nadal is taking part in within the first ATP Masters 1000 occasion of the season in Indian Wells, California. The 35-year-old has lifted the title on three earlier events, in 2007, 2009 and 2013.
Who’s Rafael Nadal taking part in in opposition to?
World No. 17 Opelka stands between Nadal and a quarter-final berth on the 2022 BNP Paribas Open.
The 6’11” American will not be a simple opponent by any means. He has made speedy strides within the final couple of years, registering three titles, the newest of which got here on the Dallas Open in February.
Opelka additionally made the ultimate at Delray Seaside every week later, ending because the runner-up to Cameron Norrie.
On the BNP Paribas Open, the 24-year-old started his marketing campaign with a commanding 6-1, 6-4 win over rising star Lorenzo Musetti. He then confirmed large combating spirit to knock out thirteenth seed Denis Shapovalov 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4 within the third spherical.
Nadal and Opelka have squared off simply as soon as earlier than, on the Italian Open final 12 months. The previous World No. 1 got here by 6-4, 6-4.
Rafael Nadal vs Reilly Opelka match schedule
Nadal will play the second match of the day session at Stadium 1, which is the occasion’s fundamental court docket. The motion on the court docket begins with twentieth seed Taylor Fritz’s fourth-round conflict in opposition to twenty ninth seed Alex de Minaur.
Match timing: Approx. 12:30 pm PT/7:30 pm GMT/1:00 am IST/3:30 pm EST.
Date: 16 March 2022 (USA, UK & Canada), 17 March 2022 (India).
Rafael Nadal vs Reilly Opelka streaming particulars
Viewers from the next nations can catch the motion dwell on their respective channels and websites:
USA: For viewers within the USA, Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus will broadcast the match.
UK: UK viewers can observe the motion on Amazon Prime Video.
Canada: Viewers in Canada can watch the match on TSN (English) and TVA (French).
India: Indian followers can watch the lads’s matches dwell on Voot.