Nadal thrashes Gasquet as he continues quest for 11th French Open title

Russia's Maria Sharapova in action. Reuters

The decisive factors in the match were Gasquet's unforced backhand errors and the 37 winners Nadal hit, almost double what the Frenchman fired, as well as Nadal's efficacy while approaching the net (85 percent).

"And, yes, will be a good match against a good friend in the most important place in my career, and for him a very special place, too".

Dabrowski and Xu, the No. 5 seeds, needed just 63 minutes to complete their win over American Kaitlyn Christian and Germany's Carina Witthoeft.

While Nadal is favourite to defend his title, Maria Sharapova is trying to win it again.

Rafael Nadal remains on course for an 11th French Open title after powering past Richard Gasquet to reach the fourth round.

Next up for the Spaniard is world number 70 Marterer, who conquered Jurgen Zopp in straight sets on Saturday to add to his earlier scalps of Ryan Harrison and 24th seed Denis Shapovalov.

He says "she knows she's playing well, so she's ready". He has yet to drop a set at this year's tournament.

Williams announced her withdrawal at a news conference at Roland Garros on Monday. Zverev reached his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final enduring a slightly easier streak of comeback wins that confirmed he's not suffering anymore when the match goes to the distance.

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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.

Anderson is into the fourth round in Paris for the fourth time; he's never made it past that stage.

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

The 27th seed insisted he doesn't respect Nadal too much on court, though, pointing out that he's not the first man to struggle against the 10-time French Open champion."It's not a question of respect". 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. Like his coach, the former player Simone Vagnozzi said, he knows how to manage the different phases of the match.

Third-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain has crushed Samantha Stosur 6-0, 6-2 to advance to the fourth round of the French Open.

The 27th-seeded Gasquet trailed 5-0 in the first set before winning the next three games and moving 30-0 ahead on Nadal's serve.

Kasatkina has beaten Wozniacki three times this year.

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

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