It's one of the dreaming parties in tennis. Two true monsters, living legends if you want to call them that. And Masters 1000 Indian Wells will have the honor to have a luxury semi-final between the Spanish Rafael Nadal (2nd) and the Swiss Roger Federer (4th).
A duel that will be repeated for the thirtieth time, where the balance is tilted to Manacorí by 23 to 15, although Helvetica's 37-year-old has won in the last five games.
The first who settled in the key to the four bests was Federer. In an hour and thirteen minutes, he didn't have much trouble sending the 22-year-old pole, Hubert Hurkacz (67th) for 6-4 and 6-4 and thus reached their twelfth half in Indian Wells.
Then the hard match between Nadal and the rising Russian player, Karen Khachanov (13th)which made the task quite difficult. A double 7-6 It was the result of a game that lasted two hours and fifteen minutes.
The second semi-final key will be starring Nicolás Massús student, the Austrian Dominic Thiem (8th) and the Canadian Milos Raonic (14th).