Nadal too hot for Pella as he rolls into third round
PARIS (Reuters) – Reigning champion Rafael Nadal bludgeoned his manner into the French Open third spherical with a 6-2 6-1 6-1 defeat of outclassed Argentine Guido Pella on Thursday.
With rain showers forecast at Roland Garros the 31-year-old wasted no time on Court docket Suzanne Lenglen after saving 4 break factors within the first sport towards the 78th-ranked Pella.
As soon as that early hazard had been snuffed out Nadal provided up a masterclass towards his fellow left-hander and his forehand was too scorching for Pella to deal with.
The Spanish world primary has now received his final 27 units at Roland Garros, having captured a 10th title final yr with out dropping a set.
Subsequent within the firing line for Nadal is Frenchman Richard Gasquet.
Reporting by Martyn Herman, enhancing by Ed Osmond