The first of nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments of the season, the BNP Paribas Open, gets underway at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Thursday. Rafael Nadal has a bye in the first round. In the second round he will play either Igor Sijsling or a qualifier.
Rafa’s potential road, projected:
R2: Igor Sijsling
R3: Donald Young
R16: Gilles Simon
QF: Milos Raonic
SF: Roger Federer
F: Novak Djokovic
Check out the complete draw here.
All the best of luck in the world to you, Rafa!