Nadal is Struggling with Evans in Canada. Rafael Nadal has obtained a place in the third round of the Montreal Masters Tournament at the expense of Dan Evans.
The number 1 on the placement list, titleholder on the Canadian hardcourt, beat the Brit in between the showers with 7-6 (6) 6-4.
Evans had two set points in the tiebreak of the first set.
After trailing 6-4 in the tiebreak, Nadal won four points in a row.
In the second set, Nadal immediately won the first service game from Evans,
after which the game stopped for a while due to rainfall.
After the break, Evans came back to 3-3, but he has then broken again.
Nadal did not let Evans return.
Wimbled finalists Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are not present in Canada.
As a result, Dominic Thiem, the strongest last week at the Kitzbühel gravel tournament, was placed second.