Diego schwartzman Y Rafael Nadal They will meet again this Friday for the semifinal of Roland Garros, after the triumph of Peque in the Masters 1000 in Rome. The duel will start at 9.50 am and can be seen on ESPN and ESPNPlay.com.
But the meeting between the Argentine and the Spanish brings us several data that you have to know before the clash between them. First of all, without a doubt that Nadal is the king of the Paris Grand Slam. In his carrer, Nadal only lost twice in this contestas he owns a 98-2 record.
At the same time, the Spaniard is the clear dominator in the record against Schwartzman with a 9-1, but the Peque won the last duel between the two in the Masters 1000 in Rome, so he arrives with some confidence for the match that will award a ticket to the grand final.
On the other hand, only two players forced a fifth set on Nadal in his career at the French Open, both with wins for the European: John Isner in 2011 (6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4) and Novak Djokovic in 2013 (6-4, 3-6, 6-1 , 6-7, 9-7).
So far from Roland Garros, Nadal is the only tennis player who did not give up any set, as Schwartzman He was also on the list but had to battle until the fifth set against Thiem to get the victory.
By last, Schwartzman will want to access his first Grand Slam final in his career, while the Spaniard has enough history to be the favorite: 12 titles in his 14 presentations in Roland Garros.