Rafael Nadal hopes to be ready for 'special' Roger Federer clash

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after beating Karen Khachanov of Russia in the quarter finals of the BNP Paribas Open

After a year and a half, the tennis fans had the chances to see another chapter of the fantastic rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal after both tennis legends managed to qualify for the semifinal in Indian Wells.

Nadal comes into the match with some injury concerns, as he appeared to tweak his knee during his quarterfinal win over Karen Khachanov on Friday.

"The way we go about it is very different, yet we both find a way to excel", Federer said.

Nadal now leads 23-15 in their head-to-head, but Federer has won the last five of their meetings.

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Hurkacz's nerves in his first meeting with Federer showed when he whiffed on a second-serve return on the Swiss great's first service point of the match. I'm very excited to be in the semis here.

Nadal, too, says the contrast in styles, coupled with the pair's sheer longevity, makes every meeting something to treasure. "He's at a higher level than he was at the Australian Open... especially in a place like Indian Wells, where he feels comfortable, he's clearly very tough to play".

There was a shadow hanging over the blockbuster showdown however, after oft-injured Nadal needed treatment to have supportive tape applied to his right knee in his victory over Khachanov.

Nadal said he won't play again until the Monte Carlo Masters clay event in mid-April. "They warned me they were going to put me on at 11.00 (a.m.)".

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