Rafael Nadal restored normal service as he overcame Diego Schwartzman to reach the semi-finals of the French Open.
The 10-time champion had lost his first set at Roland Garros since 2015 to tricky Argentinian Schwartzman before the rain saved him on Wednesday evening.
But Nadal crushed this particular French revolution when they resumed on Thursday, dropping just four games to book his place in the last four.
The Spaniard quickly reeled off the two points he needed overnight to clinch the second set, and took four of the next five to break Schwartzman at the start of the third.
Nadal’s serve was picked apart by Schwartzman on Wednesday, but the world No 1 conceded just one point from his first three service games. Read more