The historic match between Rafa Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz on the center court of Indian Wells takes place this Saturday around 11:00 p.m. (peninsular time), after the other semifinal of the tournament, the one between Andrey Rublev and Taylor Fritz. It will be the second duel between the two Spanish players. The first took place at the Masters 1000 in Madrid, with a result of 6-1 and 6-2 in favor of the Balearic Islands.
Rafael Nadal will serve this Saturday as a scale to know where exactly Alcaraz is right now. His course in the Californian desert places him among the 15 best on the circuit, but his tennis and his progression place him in a higher stratum.
“It will be incredible to play against Rafa, he is my idol since I was a child and it is never easy to play against him, but I think it will be a great game”, declared Carlos Alcaraz to the press after beating Cameron Norrie, current champion, in the quarterfinals of Indian Wells. The Spanish prodigy has not conceded a set on American soil. Nadal, for his part, after beating Nick Kyrgios continues with his best start to the season ever.
Where to watch the Indian Wells semi-final
In Spain, the duel will be televised by Movistar+ and can be followed through the #Vamos channel, on dial number 8 starting at 11:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. local time in California).
From America, the match between the Spanish tennis players can be followed through ESPN and the Star+ platform at the times of the different countries:
- Mexico and Peru: At 5:00 p.m.
- Chile, Colombia and Argentina: At 7:00 p.m.
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