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French Open: Rafael Nadal sees off spirited Diego Schwartzman to achieve semi-finals | Tennis Information

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Nadal extends his successful run at Roland Garros to 35 matches with a brave four-set win over tenth seed Schwartzman, who ended the Spaniard’s streak of 36 consecutive units received at Roland Garros

Final Up to date: 09/06/21 5:24pm

Nadal prolonged his successful run at Roland Garros to 35 matches with a high-quality four-set victory

Rafael Nadal continued his bid for a record-extending 14th French Open title with an exciting four-set victory over Diego Schwartzman within the quarter-finals.

In a repeat of final 12 months’s semi-final, Schwartzman carried out magnificently to finish Nadal’s run of 36 consecutive units at Roland Garros, however the irrepressible Spaniard rose to the problem to e book his place in Friday’s semi-finals.

The capability on a sun-bathed Court docket Philippe-Chatrier was prolonged to five,000 followers for the primary time this fortnight, and so they had been handled to a high-octane affair, which noticed Nadal prevail 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-0 in two hours and 48 minutes.

Having superior to the quarter-finals with out dropping a set, halfway by way of set three, Schwartzman was threatening a monumental upset towards ‘The King of Clay’, who had misplaced simply two of his 106 appearances on the enduring crimson filth.

However, within the face of adversity, Nadal discovered one other degree to keep up his pursuit of a report twenty first Grand Slam title; extending his successful run on the French Open to 35 matches within the course of.

Subsequent up for the 13-time champion is a showdown towards both world No 1 Novak Djokovic or ninth seed Matteo Berrettini, however when Nadal has progressed to the semi-finals in Paris, he is by no means didn’t raise the title.

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