13/03/12
Finished
Starting from
21:30
Indian Wells Masters • 3rd Round
avant-match

LIVE
Marcel Granollers - Rafael Nadal
Indian Wells Masters - 13 March 2012

Indian Wells – Follow the Tennis match between Marcel Granollers and Rafael Nadal live with Eurosport. The match starts at 21:30 on 13 March 2012. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
Head-to-head: see historical stats and visit our detailed profiles for Marcel Granollers vs Rafael Nadal. Get all the latest on Tennis: fixtures, results and tables.

    
30
Highlights 
 
 Remove
-

NADAL 6-1 6-4 - GAME, SET AND MATCH! Nadal wraps up a convincing victory after a lengthy deuce in the final game, but he holds firm to take it and win the second set 6-4 and the match in straight sets! Next up for the Spaniard will be either Baghdatis or Dolgopolov, who are playing now on Stadium 2.

- 

NADAL 6-1 5-4 - Granollers again shows real determination and resolve in forcing Nadal to at least serve out for this victory with a solid service hold of his own.

- 

NADAL 6-1 5-3 - Nadal moves to within a game of the second set and the match as he cracks a fierce forehand down the line, and he is unwavering as he edges closer to the last 16.

- 

NADAL 6-1 4-3 - Granollers remains vaguely in contention as he holds to reduce the deficit, but Nadal is cruising in all reality, and the Spaniard simply bides his time.

- 

NADAL 6-1 4-2 - Nadal holds serve without any issues, and he does not look likely being broken in this match as Granollers struggles to even get a foothold.

- 

NADAL 6-1 3-2 - Granollers again holds, and to his credit he is battling fiercely to ensure that he is able to compete as much as possible in this one-sided match.

- 

NADAL 6-1 3-1 - It's all too easy for Nadal at the moment, and again Granollers is unable to challenge his serve as the Spaniard romps through to take it and extend his lead in this second set.

- 

NADAL 6-1 2-1 - Granollers again gets on the board at the second time of asking, with Nadal perhaps settling for his break of serve at the start of the set.

- 

NADAL 6-1 2-0 - Nadal consolidates his break of serve with a convincing service hold to 15, and he is romping away with this match at a lightning pace with Granollers not able to match him!

-

NADAL 6-1 1-0 - BREAK! It's one-way traffic on Stadium 1 as Nadal breaks immediately at the start of this second set, and now he is in complete control in this match!

-

NADAL 6-1 - SET! Nadal closes out the opening set with consummate ease, taking his service game without any problems, and he is coasting in this match! Can Granollers find any resistance at the start of the second?

-

NADAL 5-1 - BREAK! It's all too easy for Nadal, who breaks Granollers with ease to move to within a service hold of the set! He slams a forehand down the line to leave Granollers helpless to close it out.

- 

NADAL 4-1 - Nadal has absolutely no issues as he holds serve to love, and Granollers does not look remotely threatening on his opponent's serve as he is pinned back behind the baseline.

- 

NADAL 3-1 - Granollers belatedly gets on the board in this opening set with a comfortable service hold to 15, and he finds three first serves to help him on his way.

- 

NADAL 3-0 - Nadal immediately consolidates his break of serve, and the Spaniard is thriving here as he throws away the balls with disdain, establishing a commanding lead in this opening set.

-

NADAL 2-0 - BREAK! Granollers immediately finds himself under the cosh as he repels Nadal with a fine serve to save one break point, but he cannot save a second as he slips a break down!

- 

NADAL 1-0 - Nadal gets off to a typically secure start, hammering two brilliant forehand winners as he closes out his opening service game with ease to assume the lead in this opening set.

-

NADAL 0-0 - Right, we're really getting to the big matches now: Rafael Nadal is set to take on Marcel Granollers on Stadium 1 in their third-round encounter.