PHOTOS: Rafael Nadal overcomes rain delays to beat Daniel Evans in Montreal

Top seed and defending champion Rafael Nadal fell down a break early, but quickly rebounded and rolled from there to top British qualifier Daniel Evans 7-6(6), 6-4 in the second round of the Coupe Rogers in rainy Montreal.

After rain delays of six and 30 minutes, our champ fought off two set points in the first-set tiebreaker before prevailing. Play again stopped for one hour 56 minutes came with Rafa leading the 53rd-ranked Evans 2-0 in the second set. The match lasted two hours one minute, excluding rain delays.

The world No. 2 is now 35-8 at the ATP Masters 1000 in Canada.

Rafa’s next opponent will be Guido Pella.

Source: The Canadian Press


  1. Rafa had a fight on his hands in opening set..nerve wrecking but thankfully he won. Evans is a good player and is one to watch for the future. Vamos Rafa

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