Nadal, Murray reach Indian Wells final (AP)

March 22, 2009

Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, returns a shot from Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during their quarterfinal match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 20, 2009, in Indian Wells, Calif.

Rafael Nadal edged Andy Roddick 6-4, 7-6 (4) Saturday to move into the BNP Paribas final. No. 1 Nadal, constantly powering his forehand into the corner to Roddick’s backhand, ended several long rallies by passing Roddick with a shot down the line when the American came to the net. Nadal, the 2007 Indian Wells champion, improved to 5-2 against the seventh-ranked Roddick.

Source:Nadal, Murray reach Indian Wells final (AP)