French Open: Medvedev suddenly fails in Cilic

The one-sided match at Court Philippe Chatrier between Cilic and Medvedev ended faster than expected. After just 1:45 hours, Cilic turned his second match point. The fact that the 33-year-old Cilic reached the quarter-finals against Medvedev, who has a higher rating, was unexpected. Especially since Medvedev did not lose a set in the first three rounds. Cilic celebrated his first win in the fourth fencing with the current 26-year-old US Open winner.

“It was a very great match from first point to finish. I played one of the best matches of my career, from start to finish,” Cilic said after winning three sets. The Croatian, 2014 US Open winner, now faces Medvedev compatriot Andrei Rublev in the quarter Final The seven-times seed Russian took advantage of the resignation of his opponent Yannick Sener (ITA/11) with a score of 1:6 6:4 2:0. South Tyrol had to stop due to a knee injury.

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After a festive performance against Medvedev, Cilic reached the quarter-finals

The young Danish star expels Tsitsipas

The Dane had surprisingly kicked Ron Tsitsipas out of the tournament. The unmarked rune turned his first match point after 3:01 hours. Last year, Tsitsipas played the final in Paris and lost to Novak Djokovic after taking a 2-0 lead. “I’m very happy that I’m still in the tournament,” Ron said after his strong performance at Stade Philippe Chatrier. “I was really nervous at the end, but I made it through,” said the Dane, who won the ATP tournament in Munich a month ago.

19 years cause a sensation in Paris

19-year-old Holger Ron (Den), last year’s finalist and fourth in the rankings list Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE), threw out the tournament in the last 16 of the 2022 French Open on Monday.

Ron had already eliminated Canadian No. 14 seed Denis Shapovalov in three sets in the first round. Against Tsitsipas issued a verdict for the first time. World No. 40. From Gentofte only played his third Grand Slam: at the 2021 US Open, he was eliminated from the playoffs in the first round against Djokovic in four sets, at this year’s Australian Open also in the first round of five sets (against Sunwoo Kwon / South Korea). Now he is the first Dane in the professional era in the men’s main quarter-finals. In the ranking, he will at least improve to 28th place.

exclaimed Holgar Ron

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19-year-old Ron reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career

Rod is working fine again

Ron is playing a major quarter-finalist for the first time, as is his upcoming opponent, Kitz player Casper Ruud of Norway. The eighth-placed Norwegian beat Hubert Hurkacz of Poland after 2:31 hours 6:2 6:3 3:6 6:3. The 23-year-old continued his strong performance in Paris with a victory. The Norwegian slowed down a bit in the third set, but quickly recovered from that.

This means that two Scandinavians will compete in the quarter-finals: Rod has played Ron three times so far and has won all three matches without dropping a set. Recently, the Norwegian, who wants to defend his title at the Generali Open in Kitzbühel this summer, won by 7:6 (7/5) 7:5 in Monte Carlo a few weeks ago.

Swiatek continued with difficulty

World number one Iga Swiatek qualified for the quarter-finals in Paris despite losing her first set. Pole won against Chinese Qinwen Zheng 6:7 (5/7) 6:0 6:2 and in doing so celebrated her 32nd straight win. But this time she had to fight hard and only converted her first match point after 2:40.

Iga Swiatek (Poland)

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Big favorite Swiatek reached the quarter-finals, but had to drop a group for the first time

The top seed, who has won her only Grand Slam title so far at Roland Garros 2020, topped 5:2 against the surprise 19-year-old turn of 16 Zheng Quinwen in the first set, missing three set points at 5:4 and then He lost the first set in the tiebreak. In the second set, the Chinese received treatment for a thigh injury in her right leg, she lost the set 6-0 and then became more competitive again in the third set. In the end, Swiatek was happy to win three sets and will now face American Jessica Pegula in the quarter-finals. The number 11 in the tournament was sent off by Irina Camelia Peugeot of Romania with a score of 4: 6 6: 2 6: 3.

In addition, the Russian tennis player Darga Kasatkina and Veronika Kudremetova reached the quarter-finals in the women’s category. 20th seed Kasatkina defeated Italian Camila Giorgi 6-2 6-2 in Paris on Monday. Kudermetowa, listed at number 29, prevailed against the American Madison Keys with 1:6 6:3 6:1.

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