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Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal to meet Britain's Dan Evans after both win in second round

Rafael Nadal will meet Britain's Dan Evans in the third round at Indian Wells after coming back to claim his 16th straight win on Saturday.

USA's Sebastian Korda led 5-2 in the third set and had two chances to serve for the match but Spaniard Nadal recovered to win 6-2 1-6 7-6 (7-3).

World number one Daniil Medvedev beat Czech qualifier Tomas Machac 6-3 6-2.

And defending champion Cameron Norrie also won, the British number one beating Spain's Pedro Martinez 6-3 6-3.

British number two Evans beat Argentina's Federico Coria 6-2 6-0, while the highest women's seed, Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus, suffered a 2-6 6-3 6-3 loss to Italy's Jasmine Paolini.