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Nadal beats Gasquet again

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13-time champion Rafa Nadal was in fine form on his 35th birthday

Defending champion Rafael Nadal recorded his 17th win in as many tour-level matches against Richard Gasquet, outclassing the Frenchman 6-0 7-5 6-2, to improve Roland Garros record to 102-2.

The Spaniard’s win over Gasquet means that for the first time in the Open era, no French men will feature in the third round of their home major.

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