Rafael Nadal (3rd) will play this Thursday for the second round of Roland Garros against Richard Gasquet (53rd) in a special game: it will be the 35th birthday of the manacorí.
Nadal, winner of 13 titles in the French Grand Slam, beat Popyrin in the first round and has not lost a set at Roland Garros since the 2019 final. Gasquet, comes from beating his compatriot Hugo Gaston, conceding only 7 games in the whole match. .
Gasquet could never beat Nadal: they played 16 times and all were triumphs for the Spaniard. This Thursday’s game will be the night, in the Philippe Chatrier.
The game can be seen on the ESPN 2 screen from 4:00 p.m. Argentina / 3:00 p.m. Chile / 2:00 p.m. Chile, Peru and Mexico.