Doubles play remains troubling for Nadal

Originally Published: March 18, 2009
By Joel Drucker | Special to ESPN.com

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- When you're No. 1, you're looking to establish an edge right from the jump. And, of course, that's literally true for world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who bounces up and down at the net for the prematch coin toss in the manner of a boxer intent on maiming his opponent.

But things took a different twist for Nadal on Tuesday at the BNP Paribas Open. He wasn't the only No. 1 on the court. This was a doubles match at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden's intimate Stadium ...

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