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Nadal with victory in his return to the hardcourt 

Nadal with victory in his return to the hardcourt


Rafael Nadal made ​​a triumphant return to the hard courts, winning a place in the third round of the Indian Wells tournament with an easy win over the American Ryan Harrison.

Placed only fifth in the tournament, which won in 2007 and 2009, Nadal played his first match on hard court for almost a year. After a few tense moments in the first set, he managed to beat the 73 th in the world Harrison with 7-6, 6-2 for an hour and 33 minutes.

The former number one, who was out for seven months with a knee injury, returned with two titles and one tournament finals on clay in Latin America. The Spaniard came to a quarterfinal with Federer.

Acting Swiss Champion managed to reach the 3rd round after quick 6-2, 6-3 against Denis Istomin from Uzbekistan for 57 minutes playing time. Federer, the second in the world behind Novak Djokovic, seeking his first trophy in 2013, after failing to defend his titles at Rotterdam and Dubai.

David Ferrer became the first major casualty of the tournament. Fourth-seeded Spaniard fell with 6-3, 4-6, 3-6 from the 37th in the world Kevin Anderson

In women, the current champion and the first placed Victoria Azarenka failed to qualify for the third-round with victory with 6-4, 6-1 over the twice champion Daniela Hantuchova. The 4th placed Angelique Kerber eliminated with a 6-3, 6-2 the Romanian Irina-Camelia Begun.

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