Nadal beats Kyrgios in 3 sets at Indian Wells, goes to 19-0

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns to Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, during a quarterfinal match in the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Thursday in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Rafael Nadal defeated Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (0), 5-7, 6-4 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in a match featuring obscenities, underhand serves, a point penalty and smashed rackets.