Rafael Nadal faces Novak Djokovic in Indian Wells semi-finals

Mar 20, 2016, 10:29 IST | AFP

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal and World No 1 Novak Djokovic eased through their Indian Wells matches in straight sets on Friday to set up a semi-final showdown worthy of a title clash.

Indian Wells (United States): Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal and World No 1 Novak Djokovic eased through their Indian Wells matches in straight sets on Friday to set up a semi-final showdown worthy of a title clash.

World No 5 Nadal survived an early assault to defeat Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-3 in the quarter-finals. Nadal next faces Djokovic who defeated ninth ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, of France, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/2).

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