Rafa Nadal reached the final of the Masters 1,000 of Indian Wells 2022 after beating Carlos Alcaraz in a semifinal that was marked by the wind but that, without a doubt, will go down in history for the wonderful duel that the two representatives who remained alive in this tournament. Now the Balearic tennis player will have to face Taylor Fritz to play for the title, which could be his fourth win in California throughout his career.
A few weeks ago the organization of the Masters 1,000 of Indian Wells 2022 announced that it would distribute eight and a half million dollars in prizes. This amount is the same in the men’s and women’s championships, so the amounts to be distributed among the participants, depending on the round that arrived, was going to be quite large, although very similar to the one distributed last year when Cameron Norrie and Paula Badosa won the last edition.
Rafa Nadal reached the final after a tough draw in which he started beating Sebastian Korda in three sets. Later, the British Daniel Evans was measured and in the round of 16 he faced an American like Reilly Opelka . In the quarterfinals, the always controversial Nick Kyrgios awaited him and in the semifinal, in that historic match, the man from Manaco beat Carlos Alcaraz to stand in the final of the Masters 1,000 of Indian Wells 2022.
The Balearic tennis player is experiencing a pretty sweet 2022. This may be the fourth title he has won after winning the Australian Open , in Melbourne and also in Acapulco. Now Rafa Nadal can prevail in the first Masters 1,000 of the year, in one of the biggest and most prestigious championships in the world of tennis: Indian Wells . To do so, he will only have to overcome Taylor Fritz , who eliminated Rublev in the semifinals before reaching this decider in California.
How much money does the winner get?
Both will fight for the title of the Masters 1,000 of Indian Wells 2022. Rafa Nadal has already won this tournament three times (…), so now he will seek the fourth. Instead, Taylor Fritz , an American who plays at home since he was born in California , will seek to be crowned for the first time in his home state. In addition, both tennis players have already played the final in Acapulco between them in 2020 and the man from Manacori won.
In addition to the title, both tennis players will compete for that cash prize that always gives an additional bonus to any type of prize. The organization of the Masters 1,000 of Indian Wells 2022 announced that eight and a half million dollars would be distributed, which in exchange means a little more than 7,500,000 euros. This is an amount very similar to that given in the last edition.
In the distribution, the winner of the Masters 1,000 of Indian Wells 2022 will take just over one million euros, more specifically 1,112,962.57. This is the amount that Rafa Nadal could earn if he beats Taylor Fritz. As runner-up, he will pocket practically half: 584,039.93 euros. To give some more information, Carlos Alcaraz , who reached the semifinals of the tournament, will have seen his bank account grow by 310,939.28 euros, the same as Paula Badosa , who reached the same round in the women’s draw.