French Open 2018 - Rafael Nadal vs Richard Gasquet Preview
Jun 06, 2018, 14:15
The Spaniard then recorded another convincing win in the second set, beating Gasquet 6-3, before ensuring he ran out a 3-0 victor thanks to a 6-2 win in the third set.
Richard Gasquet hailed Rafael Nadal's "monstrous" game after being swatted aside by the 10-time French Open champion for the 16th consecutive time on Saturday (June 2), saying that "it's impossible" once the Spaniard gets his nose in front.
"I have known him for a long time".
"I, of course, need to take care about what's going on". He looked the more experienced between the two players.
"I played very well, I'm sorry for Richard, he is a good friend and a good person", Nadal said. "It has been three hard matches for me, but I played well and I know I could play even better in my next round", del Potro said.
Nadal, whose birthday is on Sunday, is to play his 40th career round-of-16 match at a major against Germany's Maximilian Marterer, who defeated Estonia's Jurgen Zopp 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.
Consider the streaks that the No.1-ranked Nadal has amassed. "Because I knew if I gave him only one opportunity to take the point, he will take it with his forehand".
"He hits the ball with big topspin", Nadal said. Novak Djokovic has been shaky at times, too.
The 31-year-old Russian, seeded 28th after missing this tournament the last two years, needed 59 minutes to win on Chatrier against the sixth-seeded Czech.
Their third-round match at the French Open on Saturday followed a familiar pattern: Nadal subjected Gasquet to a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 pummeling.
In other men's third-round play, No. 8 David Goffin saved four match points in a 6-7 (6) 6-3 4-6 7-5 6-3 win against Gael Monfils.
Marin Cilic has moved into the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the 20th time, eliminating Steve Johnson of the United States 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 at the French Open. Juan Martin del Potro was a victor over former quarterfinalist ALbert Ramos Vinolas 7-5, 6-4, 6-1.
Karen Khachanov inflicted more French woe by completing a rain-interrupted win over Lucas Pouille on Philippe Chatrier.
Mischa Zverev couldn't keep up with younger brother Alexander at the French Open, ending their bid to become the first siblings in 27 years to reach the fourth round at the same Grand Slam tournament.
Italy's Fabio Fognini made the last 16 for the second time with a 6-3, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 win over Britain's last man standing Kyle Edmund.
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