Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas have been eliminated, starring Roland Garros. A young Danish and Norwegian cheered.
A rude awakening for Daniel Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas, Scandinavian celebrations in Paris: 19-year-old Dain-Holger Ron made a real surprise at the French Open, ending Tsitsipas’ hopes of reaching the final last year.
Hours later, US Open winner Daniil Medvedev also failed after a disappointing performance by veteran Marin Cilic. Obviously, the second place in the world rankings lost 2:6, 3:6, 2:6.
In the quarter-finals, Ruud now meets Norway’s Casper Ruud, who also reached the quarter-finals by defeating Hubert Hurkacz. Iga Swiatek, contender for the number one title in the women’s rankings, has already worked hard for the first time.
“It’s an unbelievable feeling. I was really nervous at the end,” Ron said, as this was his first ever Grand Slam tournament to be held in the French capital and his third ever Grand Slam. “World-class”, that verdict Extra Bladet in his homeland. I did very poorly,” said Tsitsipas, frustrated. Italian Yannick Sener also appeared when he had to surrender in the third set against Russian Andrei Rublev.
Ron and Rudd, 23, are the first tennis players from their countries in the tournament’s history (since 1925) to reach this far on the classic clay court. Ron, who won the ATP Championship in Munich at the beginning of May, once again delighted the audience at Court Philippe Chatrier with his sweet match with several stops in his wins 7:5, 3:6, 6:3, 6:4, which he did not Tsitsipas finally manages to meet him.
Rudd made far fewer minor mistakes than Hurkacz did. The world rankings night from Oslo needed 2:31 hours to beat Poland’s Hurkacz 6:2, 6:3, 3:6, 6:3. He has already won titles in Geneva and Buenos Aires this year and is now speaking of a “milestone” in Paris .
French Open: Swiatek continues her winning streak
Swiatek is also aiming for this with her second championship win at Roland Garros. On Monday, the 20-year-old lost her first set since mid-April with a 6-7 (5-7), 6-0, 6-2 victory over brave Chinese Zheng Chen Wen, her 32nd straight win. Swiatek now meets American Jessica Pegula.
In addition, Russian Weronika Kudermetowa defeated Madison Keys of the United States and Darga Kasatkina against Italian Camila Giorgi.
French Open: Djokovic’s advantage before duel with Nadal
The long-awaited duel between Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarter-finals will take place on Tuesday in the night session.
The organizers announced this on Monday. The first small duel between exceptional players goes to Djoker: conditions in the evening with heavy balls that do not bounce high suited him much better than Nadal, who openly advocated letting him play during the day. “I don’t like night sessions on the mud. The humidity is higher, the ball is slower and conditions can be very challenging, especially when it’s cold.”
“I can only say that Rafa and I will make different requests,” Djokovic said purposefully when asked about the date of the match.
According to media reports, there was a conflict between the two stations in France before the organizers decided to appoint the tournament director, Amelie Mauresmo. France TV And the Amazon Prime Given. The night session is transferred only through the payment service Amazon Primewho will now show the match in neighboring Germany for free.
His record 58 matches so far speaks only for Djokovic Before the quarter-finals of the French Open on Tuesday, the Serbian celebrated two more wins than his regular opponent from Spain. But the stats look different on the sand: Nadal has 19 victories over Djokovic on his preferred surface – with eight defeats.
The first match between the exceptional players was also held at Roland Garros in 2006. Djokovic surrendered after losing two sets. He also lost in 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2020, in 2015 and in the semi-finals in 2021, inflicting only two out of three defeats in Nadal’s history at the French Open.
Quarter-final winner meets game winner Alexander Zverev-Carlos Alcaraz. This duel takes place in the afternoon – to the delight of the Germans.
French Open, Day 9: Games at a Glance
|Player: in a||Player: in b||sex||circular||Result/time|
|Stefanos Tsitsipas||Holger Ron||Men’s||round of 16||5:7, 6:3, 3:6, 4:6|
|Casper Road||Hubert Hurkacz||Men’s||round of 16||6:2, 6:3, 3:6, 6:3|
|Andrey Rublev||Yannick Sener||Men’s||round of 16||1:6, 6:4, 2:0 mis-missioned|
|Daniel Medvedev||Marin Cilic||Men’s||round of 16||2:6, 3:6, 2:6|
|Veronika Kudermitova||Madison Keys||ladies||round of 16||1:6, 6:3, 6:1|
|Daria Kasatkina||Camila Giorgi||ladies||round of 16||6-2, 6-2|
|Jessica Pegola||Irina Camelia Bigo||ladies||round of 16||4:6, 6:2, 6:3|
|Iga Swiatek||Chinwen Cheng||ladies||round of 16||6-7 (5-7), 6-0, 6-2|