Nadal on the verge of setting a world record
By Yamkela Xhaso
World number one Rafael Nadal will set a record for the number of successive matches won at the Roland Garros if he beats Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili in the second round today.
If he wins his 30th consecutive match, Nadal would surpass Chris Evert's record of 29 which was set between 1974 and 1981.
Nadal is looking for a record fifth successive crown at the clay court grand slam, is scheduled to play last on Suzanne Lenglen Court.