Nadal loses first French Open set for three years

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Rafael Nadal was two points away from levelling his quarter-final against an inspired Diego Schwartzman when rain halted play at the French Open on Thursday (AEST).

The Spaniard has a 7-2 record when losing the first set in Paris - which has only happened 10 times in his 86 matches at the tournament.

The victor will face either Juan Martin del Potro or Marin Cilic, who were locked at 5-5 in a first-set tiebreak.

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season.

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As he took his position to serve for his third set point, he turned around and saw a spectator struggling in the stands and immediately moved to the support staff and asked them to get the person some medical assistance.

The gritty Argentine went toe-to-toe with the world No. 1, breaking him three times and booking two set points.

However, his fearless approach was completely ruined by the rain delays and allowed Nadal to regain control.

Nadal, who turns 32 on Sunday, continued his bid for an 11th French Open title and 17th major by brushing aside Gasquet.

But play was stopped with Nadal at 5-3, 30-15.

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Schwartzman is a rare sight in the modern men's game, standing at just 5ft 7in, but his stature has not prevented him rising to a career-high 12th in the world rankings this year.

Unfortunately for the 25-year-old, the rain came.

Nadal only dropped one point in the opening two games, going a double break up for a 4-1 lead.

That game had a 40-15 lead for Schwartzman, a brilliant Nadal drop volley that rubbed out the second set point, a Nadal break point, a lovely duo of Schwartzman overheads for a third set point and, just then, after a first-serve fault, a spectator in the 15th row apparently fainting.

Play will resume on Thursday, with both matches finely poised.

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