Rafael Nadal and Bernard Tomic advanced to the second round of BNP Paribas Open tournament in the doubles competition. They beat Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa 6-4, 7-6(7) in one hour and 33 minutes.
Rafa and Bernie, playing together for the first time, let slip three match points at 6/3 in the tie-break, but regrouped to convert their fourth opportunity after one hour and 33 minutes. They will face either Goffin/Tsonga or Klaasen/Ram next.
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Rafa will play his first round singles match against Guido Pella on Sunday.
Source: BNP Paribas Open