Injured Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells ahead of Federer clash

Injured Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells ahead of Federer clash

Nadal's knee appeared to flare up in his quarter-final win over Khachanov on Friday, where he twice received treatment from his trainer, with the Spaniard stressing after the match he would need to assess the injury ahead of the match on Saturday. I'm just going to keep doing the things that work well for me and accepting that sometimes these issues can happen.

He soldiered through to what would have been a 39th career meeting with Federer, but said he knew when he practiced Saturday morning that he wouldn't be able to play to an adequate standard. "Of course my goal and my idea is to be ready for tomorrow", Nadal said.

Federer, who defeated Poland's Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals, feels the same, saying the contrast in styles and personality between himself and Nadal lend spice to their history.

"It's a bit different", the Swiss told reporters. "I can not guarantee how I'm going to wake up tomorrow morning". When he was coming up, I was world No 1 and he was 17. You have no choice.

"I went back to the house and relaxed".

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It was the first match between the pair and far from one-sided, as Hurkacz had two break points but could seize neither.

"Federer is playing great tennis, Dubai win may have excited him and made him have the belief of reaching the late stages, which was probably unthinkable on his mind after the loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open".

"He's changing directions all the time (with his serve) so it's really hard to read it".

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from his Indian Wells semi-final against Roger Federer with a right knee injury.

Federer trails Nadal in their head-to-head series, 23-15, but he's won their last five meetings and that adds a nice twist to the tale.

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