Rafael Nadal rallies to avoid dropping set at French Open

Rafael Nadal rallies to avoid dropping set at French Open

Rafael Nadal rallies to avoid dropping set at French Open

PARIS -- Ten-time champion Rafael Nadal fought off a strong challenge by Italian lucky loser Simone Bolelli in the first round of the French Open on Tuesday, yet still advanced in straight sets. Nadal improved his Paris record to 80-2 with a 6-4, 6-3 ...


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French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Simone Bolelli in Roland Garros first round

Rafael Nadal began his campaign for an 11th French Open title with a rain-delayed 6-4 6-3 7-6 (11-9) win over Italy's Simone Bolelli. Resuming 3-0 down in the third set, Nadal swiftly recovered the break but was pushed hard by the world number 129.


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