Night of exhibition in Puerto Rico for Rafael Nadal. On Monday the Spaniard beat 6/4 6/4 Victor Estrella Burgos, who replaced Pablo Andujar. After a start of the match characterized by ups and downs, Rafa broke Estrella's serve on 2-2, that was the decisive game that allowed him to win first set 6-4.
The second set started like the first one did, with the players who hit strong from the back of the court. With a solid game Nadal broke Estrella on 3-all and showed to be at another level than his opponent, even if we have to consider that was an exhibition.
'In Indian Wells it went well - said Rafa - I was at a high level and I played right during the whole tournament. I won matches against tough opponents. Now it comes Miami and I am ready to keep going on the same line.' Nadal spoke about Monica Puig, Puerto Rico Native, too: 'I know her.
She is a very good player with character. She plays aggressive inside the court, she has a modern game.' Rafa will now land to Miami where he will debut against Dzumhur or L. Mayer on Saturday. ALSO READ: Toni Nadal: ´If nothing is done, tennis will just become a matter of brute force´