The Spanish tennis legend has made it once again. He has 11 out of 11 at the French Open semi-finals and on Sunday he will claim the 11th title of his career in the Paris Tournament. Overall, Nadal’s record at Roland Garros is now the inconceivable 85-2.
In the game, Del Potro started dynamically in the 1st set but at the crucial point he had 0 out of 6 lost break points and eventually lost the set with 6-4. There seemed to be the end to everything about the Argentinian as the next two sets were completely procedural. Nadal was excellent and defeated his opponent, reaching the final with 3-0 (6-4, 6-1, 6-2) and qualified for the big final.
There is the only tennis player who has won him in the clay since 2017, Dominic Thiem. The Austrian tennis player is considered by many experts the only one who can look in the eyes Nadal on a clay court.
Thiem in the first semifinal that preceded ended Marco Cecchinato’s frantic route, with 3-0 (7-5, 7-6 (10), 6-1).
The Austrian will be in a Grand Slam final for the first time in his career, but he is ready for the big game and the showdown with Rafael Nadal.
For his part, the Spaniard will enter the Sunday’s final as the undisputed favorite once again, in a role he always manages perfectly.