Strong Nadal book simple victory against Gasquet in Cincinnati
Rafael Nadal was Wednesday evening (local time) in the second round of the Masterstoernooi in Cincinnati too strong for Richard Gasquet. The new number one of the world defeated the Frenchman in two sets: 6-3 and 6-4.
Nadal continued through his victory undefeated against the current world number 29. Not only he won all fifteen meetings with the 31-year-old Gasquet, it’s also been almost ten years since Nadal against Gasquet a set extend.
“This was a perfect start of the tournament for me,” said Nadal, who in the first round is still not in action had to come. In the third round, faces Nadal Thursday night at his compatriot Albert Ramons-Vinolas, who is Gilles Müller from Luxembourg off.
Nadal is starting on Monday, the number one in the world. He lost to Andy Murray. The Shot missing in Cincinnati because of a hip injury.
The 31-year-old Nadal was in July 2014 for the last time at the top of the global tennislijst. In total carried out the Spaniard in the ranking of 141 weeks.
Nadal, thanks to “passion and love” for tennis is back at number one position