Watch Hot Shot as Rafael Nadal ends an extended rally against Karen Khachanov with an inspired backhand drop shot at the BNP Paribas Open. The Spaniard hit this amazing winner during the fourth game of the second set, when Khachanov was leading 2-1 and the 17-time Grand Slam winner on serve.
Nadal won the match in two tie-breaks, but he was forced to withdraw from the semifinals match against Roger Federer. In press conference, analyzing his win over the Russian, the world No. 2 had said: "I am used to play with some issues, so I just tried to be focused until then, no? And to keep holding the situation. Yeah. Yeah, it's one of these victories today that I am really proud of."