UPDATED: Once again fantastic tennis from Rafael Nadal. He moves to 13-3 career vs. Tomas Berdych after a 6-4 7-5 win in BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells Tennis Garden SF. Congrats Rafa!
For the first time since 2009 in Indian Wells there is an all-Top 10 semi-final and only the second time in the past 10 years at the BNP Paribas Open. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic takes on No. 7 Juan Martin del Potro and No. 5 Rafael Nadal faces No. 6 Tomas Berdych.
Date: March 16th, 2013
Start time: 12 pm local time, 3 pm EDT, 7 pm GMT, 8 pm CET
Watch online: Fromsport and ATDHE
First up is No. 5 Nadal, who takes a 12-3 career record against No. 6 Berdych. Rafa has beaten Berdych 11 times in a row (including last six meetings on hard courts) after the Czech Republic native won three of the first four meetings. The two-time champion (2007, ’09) Rafa is looking to reach the final in Indian Wells for the fourth time, also runner-up in 2011. He is appearing in his 43rd career ATP Masters 1000 semi-final, 31-11 (2-1 last year) in SF matches and has 233 career ATP Masters match wins and the only active player with more is Federer at 272.