Rafael Nadal made a triumphant return to hard-court tennis, booking his third-round berth at Indian Wells with a straight-sets victory over American Ryan Harrison.
Rafael Nadal hits a return to Ryan Harrison at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on March 9, 2013. Nadal made a triumphant return to hard-court tennis, booking his third-round berth with a straight-sets victory over the American.
Seeded only fifth in a tournament he won in 2007 and 2009, Nadal was nevertheless squarely in the spotlight as he played his first hard-court match in 346 days.
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