Result: Rafael Nadal advances in Indian Wells

Spaniard Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the Brazil Open ATP tournament after defeating David Nalbandian on February 17, 2013
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Rafael Nadal advances to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open following a straight-sets win over Ryan Harrison.

Rafael Nadal has advanced to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open after he beat Ryan Harrison in straight sets.

The match started evenly and the first set had to be decided by a tie-breaker, which the Spaniard won 7-3 to claim the first set 7-6.

Nadal kicked on from his success and began to dominate the match, as he broke the American twice on his way to winning the second set 6-2.

The Spaniard will play Argentina's Leonardo Mayer in the third round.

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