Rafael Nadal crushes Sam Groth to make French Open second round

The Spaniard needed only 80 minutes to see off the big-serving Groth.

AFP| Last Updated: May 24, 2016, 18:11 PM IST
Rafael Nadal crushes Sam Groth to make French Open second round

Paris: Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal stormed into the French Open second round on Tuesday with a 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 mauling of Australia`s Sam Groth.

Nadal, the fourth seed, took his overall record in Paris to 71 wins against just two losses.

The Spaniard needed only 80 minutes to see off the big-serving Groth, committing just two unforced errors in the process.

He next faces either Facundo Bagnis of Argentina or French qualifier Kenny de Schepper.