Rafael Nadal vs Pablo Carreno Busta French Open quarterfinal live score match updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 07, 2017 10:10 GMT

Rafael Nadal 6-2, 2-0 Pablo Carreno Busta [ret.] (*indicates server)


10:10 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

So that concludes Sportskeeda's live coverage of the quarter-final between Rafael Nadal and Pablo Carreno Busta.

10:08 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Carreno Busta's French Open journey comes to an end as he retires due to a stomach injury. Rafael Nadal through to the semi-finals of the French Open for the first time since 2014 and will take on either Dominic Thiem or Novak Djokovic

10:04 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Looks like Carreno Busta's stomach injury is keeping him from showing much movement across the court. An easy game for Nadal as he leads 1-0 in the second set.

09:58 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

And Carreno Busta comes back on court after receiving treatment on his stomach. The second set begins with Nadal to serve.

09:56 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Rafa having a quick warm-up session at the court while Carreno Busta is having his medical timeout.

09:53 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Carreno Busta goes off-court to receive some medical attention.

09:48 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

A double fault to finish the first set and Rafa draws first blood by taking the first set 6-2.

09:46 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Busta showing some resilience here as he defends solidly to break Nadal to love in order to stay in the first set.

09:42 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Rafa's grounstrokes seem to be getting better and better as he breaks Busta for the second time and will now serve for the first set.

09:35 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Carreno Busta is trying hard to give Rafa a fight but he isn't able to get a good hold on his forehand which gives the 4th seed the edge. Good net play from Nadal as well as his presence eventually forces the 20th seed to make a backhand to restore Rafa's two-game cushion.

09:30 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Some good backhand play from Carreno Busta as he's able to force Nadal to make a backhand error to break his serve. 2-1 to Rafa now.

09:24 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

A blazing forehand winner and Rafa makes the first break of the match. Carreno Busta's backhand is looking good but he will have to be a little more agile on court to put up a fight against the King of Clay. 2-0 to Nadal now.

09:20 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

And the match begins with Nadal holding his serve to take the first game thanks to a backhand error from Busta. 1-0 to Rafa now

09:18 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

This is the fourth encounter between Nadal and Busta with Nadal winning all three previous matches, two of which came at clay courts.

09:17 (GMT)7 JUN 2017

Hi and welcome to the live coverage of the French Open quarter-final between Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Pablo Carreno Busta. While Nadal cruised through Roberto Bautista Agut in the fourth round, Busta had to overcome a grueling encounter against 5th seed Milos Raonic to reach his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final.
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