A lucky loser and a certain player named Rafa go for Roland Garros history, and the ‘Tower of Tandil’ will try to go where he hasn’t been since 2012: ATPWorldTour.com previews Saturday’s third-round action at Roland Garros.
 Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs.  Richard Gasquet (FRA)
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He was repeating a reporter, but, technically, Richard Gasquet said it as well, so the Frenchman can’t get mad at you for sharing how he rated his chances against Nadal: “I’ll try to do my best, because unless there is a disaster, as you said, he has a good chance of winning.” Don’t expect Gasquet, however, to prostrate on the court during the walk-ons. The 31-year-old Frenchman will try to seize – and savour – the moment. He’s playing on Court Philippe-Chatrier against a longtime friend, and has an opportunity to earn one of the biggest wins of his career. Beat Nadal in the third round and Gasquet will have handed the Spaniard his earliest loss at Roland Garros. (Nadal withdrew before his third-round match in 2016.) Read more