His best start to a season yet— ATP Tour (@atptour) March 16, 2022
With his win over Opelka, Rafael Nadal becomes the second player to start a season 18-0 since 1990 @RafaelNadal | @BNPPARIBASOPEN | #IndianWells pic.twitter.com/m7r9ItDY11
Rafael Nadal, a 21-time Grand Slam winner, advanced to the quarterfinals of the Masters tournament in Indian Wells.
The Spaniard beat Reilly Opelka of the United States 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-5). The match lasted two hours and 13 minutes.
Nadal's next opponent will be Australian Nick Kyrgios.
The tournament prize fund is $ 8.5 million.