Sport Wreck-It Rafa! - Nadal keeps up fine form against Mario

15:20  12 june  2018
15:20  12 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

Relentless Nadal pummels Gasquet

  Relentless Nadal pummels Gasquet The imperious Rafael Nadal has now won 34 sets in a row in Paris after sweeping Richard Gasquet aside to reach the fourth round.Rafael Nadal set a new personal record of consecutive sets won at the French Open in a ruthless third-round hammering of Richard Gasquet on Saturday.

He did not drop a single set against Thiem, finishing on 6-4, 6-3 and 6-2, singing victory on his fifth match point. After a determined and focused first set, Nadal cranked up a gear This was Thiem's first big final match, but although the Austrian, 24, put up a good fight, he was always one step behind Rafa .

FR0M ROLAND GARROS — Rafa Nadal is a pretty big favorite to win Roland Garros once again. Can Thiem change it up ? He will have to start playing well, because if he loses the first and second set, see-ya. But as he says, there is an opportunity“[ Nadal is] a big favorite against everybody.

Nadalcropped: Rafael Nadal celebrates winning an 11th French Open title © Provided by Omnisport Rafael Nadal celebrates winning an 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal just cannot stop winning right now.

The world number one stormed to an 11th French Open title on Sunday, but less than 48 hours later he was enjoying another victory in a video posted on his Twitter page.

Tennis great Nadal appears in an advert for upcoming video game Mario Tennis Aces, posting a link alongside the quote: "Facing a new opponent. You might just recognise him…"

He takes on star protagonist Mario who, like Dominic Thiem, falls by the wayside, the change of surface seemingly not hindering the 'King of Clay', with the match - showing off features from the game - played on a hard court.

WATCH: Nadal knocks up with ballboy after routing Gasquet

  WATCH: Nadal knocks up with ballboy after routing Gasquet He barely broke sweat in beating Richard Gasquet at the French Open, so Rafael Nadal decided to extend his time on Court Philippe-Chatrier.Rafael Nadal made one ballboy's day at Roland Garros on Saturday by agreeing to a couple of brief rallies following his win over Richard Gasquet.

It goes back and forth between Rafa 's own recollections of matches and growing up and John Carlin putting everything in context. The book is written in the form of Nadal reliving his important matches, particularly the 2008 Wimbledon final against Roger Federer.

It wasn't until Rafa managed to earn the break of serve that the match swayed in his favor. Our strategy was to keep him off balance and to mix up play, so that he never got The way he worked his way out of trouble against Diego gave Rafa a lot of confidence going into the match against Del Potro.

Nadal will hope for similar success on grass in the coming months...

Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club .
Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon preparations will not include the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's Club after he withdrew on Wednesday.World number one and French Open champion Rafael Nadal will not play the Fever-Tree Championships ahead of Wimbledon.

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