The second racket of the world, Spaniard Rafael Nadal, in three sets beat Argentinian Leonardo Mayer, occupying the 63rd line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/7 (7), 6/4, 6/2 in the second round of the Barcelona tournament.
The match lasted 2 hours and 49 minutes. During this time, the 32-year-old Nadal performed one ace, made a mistake twice when serving and sold four break points, and 31-year-old Mayer served right through four times, made four double mistakes and made one break.
Now the score in personal meetings was 7-0 in favor of the Spaniard. In the third round of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell competition, Nadal will play with his compatriot David Ferrer.