translated from Spanish: Rafael Nadal settled in the final round of Roland Garros

The Spaniard, which had not yet given a set in the present edition of the Paris tournament, exhibited its traditional strength on French clay and did not concede a chance of ‘ break ‘ in the first two partials to a rival who improved their pres ment from the second sleeve. In fact, it was soon 5-0 up in an initial partial that resolved in half an hour and in which only allowed its rival to add a game. Goffin also gave up his first draw from the second set, which Nadal closed with a new break to track his victory. Still, the Belgian did not surrender and put against the ropes eleven-time champion of Roland Garros in a great third set; He began to take almost all the exchanges, solid also from the bottom of the track, and his prize came in the ninth game, where on his second chance broke the service of the Balearic. Goffin confirmed the break in the next game and forced the fourth sleeve. His resistance, however, fell to a Nadal that gave no option in the fourth set. A ‘ break ‘ in the fourth game allowed the Manacor to line his way to the win, which sealed after two hours and 50 minutes of play. Now, it will be quoted in the eighth of final with the Argentinean Juan Londero, who eliminated the French Corentin Moutet after a long meeting decided in three hours and a half (2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 5-7 and 6-4).

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