French Open 2021: Nadal, Djokovic face Italian youngsters in 4th spherical in the present day


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File picture of Rafael Nadal.

Two youngsters have reached the lads’s fourth spherical on the French Open for the primary time since 2006. For 19-year-old Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti, the reward might be matches in opposition to Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Nadal faces Sinner, a rising star seeded 18th. Djokovic performs Musetti, who’s coming off an arduous five-set win within the third spherical.

That is the primary time within the Open period that Italy has had three males within the spherical of 16 at a Grand Slam. Italian Matteo Berrettini has already superior to the quarterfinals with a walkover after Roger Federer withdrew from the match.

American Sofia Kenin is the highest-seeded participant left within the girls’s draw at No. Four, and he or she’ll face Maria Sakkari.

Defending champion Iga Swiatek performs unseeded Marta Kostyuk, and 17-year-old American Coco Gauff bids for her first quarterfinal berth in a significant occasion when she takes on Ons Jabeur.

MONDAY’S FORECAST

Partly cloudy. Excessive of 78 levels Fahrenheit (26 Celsius).

SUNDAY’S WEATHER

Partly cloudy. Excessive of 73 levels Fahrenheit (23 Celsius).

SUNDAY’S KEY RESULTS

Ladies’s Fourth Spherical: No. 21 Elena Rybakina beat No. 7 Serena Williams 6-Three, 7-5; No. 31 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat No. 15 Victoria Azarenka 5-7, 6-Three, 6-2; No. 33 Paula Badosa beat No. 20 Marketa Vondrousova 6-Four, Three-6, 6-2; Tamara Zidansek beat Sorana Cirstea 7-6 (Four), 6-1.

Males’s Fourth Spherical: No. 2 Daniil Medvedev beat No. 22 Cristian Garin 6-2, 6-1, 7-5; No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas beat No. 12 Pablo Carreno Busta 6-Three, 6-2, 7-5; No. 6 Alexander Zverev beat Kei Nishikori 6-Four, 6-1, 6-1; Alejandro Davidovich Fokina beat Federico Delbonis 6-Four, 6-Four, Four-6, 6-Four.

STAT OF THE DAY

Zero-Four — Daniil Medvedev’s profession file at Roland Garros coming into the match. He is now Four-Four and into the quarterfinals, the place he’ll face Stefanos Tsitsipas.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“It’s simply unbelievable — even that I’m nonetheless taking part in tennis.” — Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who reached the French Open quarterfinals as a 19-year-old and has carried out it once more 10 years later.



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