Nadal, 19 - time Grand Slam champion, made his debut on the tour after his new marriage, winning 7 - 5, 6 - 4 against host mannerino. This is Spains first return to the indoor hard ground competition in Paris since 2017, and the seventh time in total. Nadal broke manarinos serve at the end of the two sets. In the 12th set of the first set, the Frenchman was caught in the net. In the 10th set, Nadal locked in the victory by the opponents continuous active fault.
Nadal meets with the famous Swiss general valinka in the third round. In another game, warinka beat Croatias Cilic 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5). Nadal led by 18-3 in the war with warinka. The last time they met in the indoor hard ground was the 2015 year-end finals, when Nadal lost only five games.
Nadal and Djokovic both broke through the second round of the Paris Masters, the former maintaining a gap of 1280 points between the two champions. If he can win this weeks Paris Masters, Nadal will lock in the first place in the world at the end of the year ahead of time, but he only won a indoor hard ground championship in Madrid in 2005.
In other competitions, Austrian Tim, who just won the fifth title of the season in Vienna last week, beat Canadian general leonic 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-4 in three sets; Greek New Star sisypas knocked out American Fritz 7-6 (3), 6-3; Dimitrov, the top four player of the US Open, beat No. 12 seed Goffin 7-5, 6-3 this year.