Nadal defeated Del Potro and became champion in Indian Wells
United States, March 17, 2013
Today, Rafael Nadal overcame a great match against Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro. When it seemed that Delpo had controlled the game, Spanish turned it over and wonthe 1000 Indian Wells Masters. The final score was 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Despite the loss, the week of Del Potro was outstanding. He defeated Andy Murray in the quarterfinals and Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.
With this victory, now the history between the two clearly favors Nadal 8-3. Delpo cannot defeat the Spanish since the quarterfinals of the 1000 Miami Masters.
The match in Indian Wells, which lasted two hours and 29 minutes of play, allows Nadal to regain his fourth place in the world ranking (Ferrer drop to fifth), while Del Potro remains seventh.