Rafa Nadal faces this Thursday the quarterfinals of the Indian Wells Masters 1,000 after overcoming the American slugger Reilly Opelka and will now seek a place in the semifinals against an old acquaintance: the Australian Nick Kyrgioswho passed the round after the abandonment of Jannik Sinner before the meeting between the two.
It will be the ninth time that Nadal and Kyrgios face each other in a match on the ATP circuit in a confrontation in which Nadal dominates the previous duels by a balance of 5-3. You have to go back to the 2020 Australian Open to find the last meeting between the two, in which Nadal beat Kyrgios in the round of 16 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (6) and 7-6 (4) . Since then the relationship between the two has also changed off the court as Kyrgios, who used to make controversial statements about Nadal before, has now applauded the Spaniard’s recent achievements, although on the hard court of Indian Wells he promises a battle against Nadal.
Schedule: What time is the Nadal – Kyrgios Masters 1,000 in Indian Wells?
The Indian Wells Masters 1,000 quarterfinal match between Rafa Nadal and Nick Kyrgios is scheduled for the third round this Thursday, March 17, at the Stadium 1 track in Indian Wells, and will be played at the conclusion of the quarterfinal match. final of the women’s draw between the Spanish Paula Badosa and the Russian Veronika Kudermetova (20:30 Spanish time).
In this way the organization of the tournament has decided that the Nadal-Kyrgios in the quarterfinals. start no earlier than 23:00 Spanish time (15:00 local time). After Nadal’s match, another Spaniard will enter the fray, Carlos Alcaraz, who will face the British Cameron Norrie, current champion of the tournament, in the quarterfinals, not before 02:00 in the morning from Thursday to Friday (18:00 from Thursday local time).
Television: How to watch the Nadal-Kyrgios of the Indian Wells Masters 1,000?
The Nadal-Kyrgios quarterfinals of the Masters 1,000 in Indian Wells can be followed live on television through Movistar Deportes, a chain that has the exclusive broadcasting rights for the matches of the men’s draw of the tournament in Spain with the narration of José Antonio Mielgo and the comments of Roberto Carretero. The Alcaraz-Norrie can also be followed on Movistar Deportes while the women’s match between Paula Badosa and Veronika Kudermetova can be followed live on Teledeporte.
Internet: Where to follow the Nadal-Kyrgios of the Indian Wells Masters 1,000?
In AS you can also find out in detail everything that happens in the quarterfinal match of the Masters 1,000 in Indian Wells between Rafa Nadal and Nick Kyrgios. With us you will have the best minute by minute of the game, the most impressive images and videos with the points and the most spectacular moments as well as the chronicle and the statements of the protagonists as soon as the game ends. In addition, you will also be able to follow the last hour of the matches of Paula Badosa and Carlos Alcaraz and read the chronicle of the matches and the statements of both at the end of their matches in Indian Wells.