John Isner beat World No. 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic to advance to the final of the ATP Indian Wells Masters where he will face Roger Federer in the first of nine World Tour Masters 1000 events.
Rafael Nadal beat Juan Martin Del Potro to win his record 22nd ATP World Tour Masters tennis title at the BNP Paribas Open, successfully coming through his first hard-court test following a seven-month injury layoff.
Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Roger Federer in straight sets in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals, the pair’s earliest matchup at a tennis tournament since beginning their rivalry nine years ago.
Juan Martin del Potro defeated Rafael Nadal in an exhibition tennis match between former U.S. Open champions at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Nadal’s first competitive appearance on a hard court in 12 months.