Federer responds to Nadal with another blunt victory

If the manacorense undid without problems of Krajinovic, the Swiss was even faster with the British Edmund (6-1 and 6-4). Both are one more victory to cross in the semifinals.


Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal continue to buy tickets to face the semifinals of the Masters 1000 Indian Wells. If the manacorense needed less than an hour and a half on Wednesday to get the Serbian Krajinovic in the quarterfinals (6-3 and 6-4), the Swiss was even faster against the British Kyle Edmund, number 23 of the world of 24 years, who aired in one hour and four minutes by 6-1 and 6-4.

Five games followed with two breakages sentenced the first set in favor of the Swiss, who only needed another break in the fifth part of the second set to finish the match. The Polish Hubert Hurkacz, young NextGen of 22 years, will be the next rival of the Basel after beating the Canadian Denis Shapovalov in three sets by 7-6 (3), 2-6 and 6-3.

Results of eighth finals of the Masters 1000 from Indian Wells

Rafa Nadal (ESP, 2) to Filip Krajinovic (SRB, Q) 6-3 and 6-

4

Roger Federer (SUI, 4) to Kyle Edmund (GBR, 22) 6-1 and 6-

4

Dominic Thiem (AUT, 7) to Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 6-4 and 6-3

Karen Khachanov (RUS, 12) to John Isner (USA, 8) 6-4 and 7-6 (1)

Miles Raonic (CAN, 13) to Jan-Lennard Struff (ALE) 6-4 and 6-3

Hubert Hurkacz (POL) to Denis Shapovalov (CAN, 24) 7-6 (3), 2-6 and 6-3

Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB, LL ) to Yoshihito Nishioka (JAP) 6-4 and withdrawal

Gael Monfils (FRA, 18) to Philipp Kohlschreiber (ALE) 6-0 and 6-2



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