Elina Svitolina will tackle Aryna Sabalenka within the French Open quarter-finals after persevering with her good return to grand slam tennis by beating Daria Kasatkina.
Svitolina would be the second Ukrainian opponent confronted by Belarusian Sabalenka, who recovered from shedding a 5-0 lead within the first set to beat Sloane Stephens 7-6 (5) 6-4 within the first night time session girls’s match.
Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz continued their march in the direction of a possible semi-final assembly with equivalent 6-3 6-2 6-2 victories – Djokovic over Juan Pablo Varillas and Alcaraz towards Lorenzo Musetti.
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Djokovic had some assist warming up for his match from his eight-year-old son Stefan.
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The previous and the current of Danish tennis met at Roland Garros on Sunday. Caroline Wozniacki is now a mom of two and is enjoying in a slam legends occasion for the primary time.
Men: Lorenzo Musetti (17)Women: Daria Kasatkina (9), Elise Mertens (28)
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Victories for Iga Swiatek and Coco Gauff on Monday would arrange a rematch of final yr’s remaining.
Swiatek takes on Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko, who shall be trying to be part of Svitolina within the final eight, whereas Gauff meets Slovakia’s Anna Karolina Schmiedlova.
In the boys’s occasion, fourth seed Casper Ruud meets Nicolas Jarry and sixth seed Holger Rune performs Francisco Cerundolo, whereas Alexander Zverev options within the night time session once more, this time up towards Grigor Dimitrov.