Sport Nadal's amazing Roland Garros set streak ended by Schwartzman

20:03  06 june  2018
20:03  06 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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The Men’s QFs are set : Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman Marin Cilic vs Juan Martin Del Potro Marco Cecchinato vs Novak Djokovic Dominic Rafa Nadal continues his streak to 37 consecutive sets won at Roland Garros , he's beaten Max Marterer 63 62 76. Its Nadal ' s 900th tour level match

In doing so, 10-times champion Nadal extended his current streak of consecutive completed sets won at Roland Garros to 37. Having racked up his 900th Tour win, Nadal will now take aim at regular practise partner Diego Schwartzman after the gritty Argentine 11th seed came from two sets down to

RafaelNadal-Cropped: Rafael Nadal during his match with Diego Schwartzman © Provided by Omnisport Rafael Nadal during his match with Diego Schwartzman

Rafael Nadal saw his remarkable winning run of 37 completed French Open sets brought to an end on Wednesday by Diego Schwartzman.

Going into the quarter-final clash at Roland Garros, Nadal had not lost a set at the tournament since his defeat to Novak Djokovic in the last eight in 2015.

Nadal only reached the third round in 2016 but his exit then came because of an injury withdrawal and he marched to a 10th French Open title in 2017 without dropping a set.

The Spaniard had been on course to do the same at this year's event but saw the first set against Schwartzman go the way of the Argentine, who claimed it 6-4.

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In doing so, 10-times champion Nadal extended his current streak of consecutive completed sets won at Roland Garros to 37. Having racked up his 900th Tour win, Nadal will now take aim at regular practise partner Diego Schwartzman after the gritty Argentine 11th seed came from two sets down to

Despite his dodgy recent form, Schwartzman has shot up to No. 12 on the rankings, and depending on how results go in the next week, he could be a top-ten player by the end of Roland Garros .

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