Nine-time Roland Garros champion Rafa Nadal has safely reached the third-round of the second Grand Slam event of the season. The 30-year-old had no many problems against Dutch Robin Haase on Wednesday. The Spaniard earned a three-set win over the world number 46 in an hour and 49 minutes of action 6-1 6-4 6-3.

Nadal broke Haase early on in each set and routinely held on to his serve to not give the 30-year-old any chances of getting back in the match. Nadal hit 33 winners and converted 5-of-10 of his break point opportunities against Haase. Nadal now has three wins in as many clashes played against Haase.

Fourth seed Nadal will be meeting next rising Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, who defeated Viktor Troicki, 31, on Wednesday. It is all set for fhe first ever encounter between Nadal and Basilashvili.

Djokovic as expected

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has also prolonged his campaign at Roland Garros. The 12-time Grand Slam champion didn't let Joao Sousa of Portugal make any surprises on Wednesday. The world number two handed a loss to the 59th-ranked Portuguese in a three-set battle on the clay of Paris 6-1 6-4 6-3.

After a dominant first set win for Djokovic, Sousa resisted to the Serb harder in the following two sets. However, it wasn't enough for Sousa, as Djokovic managed to sneak past the second-round without a set dropped.

The clash came to an after just over two hours of action; two hours and six minutes.

Djokovic collected 34 winner shots but had 24 unforced errors in the match as well. Djokovic broke the serve of Sousa six times in 14 attempts on Wednesday. Sousa has yet to outclass Djokovic in his career, picking up four losses and zero wins against the 30-year-old.

Djokovic, seeded at number two, is awaiting tricky Diego Schwartzman in round three. The two will be going head-to-head for the second time in their careers on Friday. Djokovic has a 1-0 lead over Schwartzman, having defeated the Argentine clay-court specialist at the US Open in 2014.

A shocker

Fan favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has failed to put up an impressive campaign this year at Roland Garros.

Unseeded world number 91 Renzo Olivo shocked the 12th-seeded French once the match was continued on Wednesday. The tennis player from Argentina defeated last week's Lyon champion in four sets 7-5 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-4.

Olivo had a 2-1 set and 5-4 game lead before the match was suspended on Tuesday due to darkness. Olivo was quick to finish the clash, saving Tsonga's game point and converting his fourth match in the first game on Wednesday to seal the win immediately. It was the first ever encounter between the two on the ATP level.

Olivo had lots of break point tries in the match, realizing seven of his 23 opportunities along with firing 31 winners. Tsonga fired 57 winner shots but his 73 unforced errors on the other side were too much.

It took three hours and 31 minutes for the match to touch the finish line.

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