Nadal powers into 4th round with French Open streaks intact

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Once in Basel we had a very tight match.

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. On April 17, Cecchinato had won just three ATP matches in his whole career.

Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski earned a pair of victories Saturday at the French Open.

As one of five official photographers working for the website of the French Open, Dubreuil has better access than normal press photographers, which allows her to shoot more intimate pictures. "All I know is about me", he said.

Halep has twice lost in the final at Roland Garros, including a year ago.

"When he plays on his backhand, he has an intensity which is monstrous", Gasquet said after the latest loss.

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat France's Richard Gasquet in straight sets to reach the last 16 of the French Open at Roland Garros.

Nadal, who lost only two points in the first five games, will next play Germany's world number 70 Maximilian Marterer, who beat Estonian lucky loser Jurgen Zopp. Of the 16 men left, only he and Schwartzman have yet to drop a set.

"Being in that round, winning good matches".

Play has begun under puffy clouds on Day 7 of the French Open, with No. 3-seeded Garbine Muguruza on Court Philippe Chatrier seeking a fourth-round berth against Samantha Stosur of Australia. And he did on the anniversary of the Swiss' iconic win in Paris against him.That win sealed one of the best matches ever played in this sport's history and made Federer stop the Serb's remarkable unbeaten run at 43 consecutive matches.

"Not creating no one problem and being a normal person, no?"

Daria Kasatkina advanced to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time by beating Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (5), 6-3. "I have done a lot of good pictures there, especially of Rafa but also Serena Williams". He broke Mischa three times.

Unseeded Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation has reached the French Open's round of 16 for the second consecutive year, eliminating 15th-seeded Lucas Pouille of France 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the resumption of a suspended match. Mike Tyson watched also today's matches that promoted Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys to the last 8 for the first time at Roland Garros. The Frenchman had to wait until the fourth game to win his first point, much to the delight of the crowd on Chatrier.

Later, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams will face five-time major victor Maria Sharapova on the same court.