Rafael Nadal is in the semifinals of the 2013 U.S. Open to nobody's surprise. His opponent Richard Gasquet is a semifinalist for the first time in New York and will be one of the biggest underdogs in tennis history.
While many tennis fans might write off the match as a minor stepping stone for Nadal to reach his third U.S. Open final in four years, there is always the possibility that the veteran Frenchman can pull off the upset.
What must Nadal do to keep his torrid momentum going? Can Gasquet catch lightning in a bottle? The following details what they must do.