Rafael Nadal overcame a loss of set against Diego Schwartzman for Roland Garros semifinal

Rafael Nadal defeated Diego Schwartzman 3-1 to advance to the Roland Garros semis, facing either Berrettini or Djokovic in it.

Rafael Nadal is in the semifinals of Roland Garros after a great win over Diego Schwartzman 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-0. The match featured a great battle in all sets with Nadal striking first. The first set featured a struggling Schwartzman who failed to match Nadal in rallies going for overly confident shots, resulting in frequent errors.

Nadal was able to win it 6-4 despite not playing the cleanest of sets. The 2nd set was a similar set to the 1st one but it featured Nadal who struggled. Schwartzman had a 2-0 lead but Nadal pulled it back with the Argentian eventually still winning the set 6-4.

The 3rd set was arguably the best set of the match with both players playing very good tennis. Both were hitting winners at a very good rate without any terrible misses. The serve was working on both sides and neither faced a break point in the first several games.

The key moment came late in the set when Nadal turned it up a level a broke Schwartzman to take a 5-4 lead before closing it out with 6-4. The final set was utter domination from Nadal who jumped out to a 4-0 lead. Schwartzman rushed in many points committing error after error.

It resulted in a final set bagel which sent Nadal into the French Open semifinals where he will either face Novak Djokovic or Matteo Berrettini.

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