French Open 2022: Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal Live updates from the quarter-finals: Rafael Nadal extends his lead to 3-1 in the first set | Tennis News


Roland-Garros 2022 Quarter-final 2022 Live score: Novak Djokovic with Rafael Nadal.©TAUT

Rafael Nadal, 13 times champion, extended his lead to 3-1 in the first set of the French Open quarter-final against world number one Novak Djokovic on the Philippe-Chatrier court. Djokovic and 13-time Roland Garros winner Rafael Nadal go head-to-head in a blockbuster French Open quarter-final. The match takes place during the night session at Roland Garros even though Nadal had previously expressed his wish to play during the day. On the other hand, Djokovic had hinted that he would like to face the Spaniard as late as possible. Nadal and Djokovic have already faced each other nine times at Roland-Garros and it is Nadal who has won seven times.

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However, in 2021, Djokovic defeated Nadal in the French Open semi-finals and the world number one went on to claim the title.

  • 00:53 (IST)

    French Open live: Djokovic returns to the competition

    Djokovic shows his class and he returns to the contest. The first set is still in favor of Nadal, he leads 2-1.

  • 00:50 (IST)

    French Open: Nadal 2-0 ahead in the first set

    Rafael Nadal is building on the momentum he got after breaking Djokovic’s serve, he now has a 2-0 lead in the opening set.

  • 00:44 (IST)

    French Open live: Nadal takes the lead

    It was Rafael Nadal who managed to take a 1-0 lead in the first set.

  • 00:41 (IST)

    Roland-Garros: Nadal, Djokovic are already doing the show

    Nadal and Djokovic are already making the show, and the first set is still tied at 0-0.

  • 00:27 (IST)

    French Open: match in progress

    The long-awaited clash is underway. Nadal and Djokovic will look to quickly gain momentum in the competition

  • 00:02 (IST)

    French Open live: 15 minutes before the live action

    Less than 15 minutes before the game between Nadal and Djokovic starts. A long night is coming if they are both on fire and bring their A-game to Court Philippe-Chatrier.

  • 11:46 p.m. (IST)

    French Open live: Alexander Zverev knocks out Carlos Alcaraz

    As there is still time for the match between Nadal and Djokovic to start, we have to talk about the spectacle offered by Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev. In a thrilling four sets, it was Zverev who came out on the bright side of the result, but Alcaraz can hold their heads high for putting on a brave show.

  • 23:38 (IST)

    French Open live: Nadal-Djokovic will face off

    The heavyweight quarter-final clash between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will kick off at 12:15 IST. Stay tuned for the live action.



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