French Open men's recap Sunday

French Open men's recap Sunday

French Open men's recap Sunday

Zverev saved a match point before finally prevailing in a five-set epic, 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6 (7-3) 7-5.

Zverev had started brightly, taking the first set 6-2 but the 26th seed rallied to get back into the match and move in front at two sets to one up.

"Me and my brother (Mischa) are guys that spend three, four hours a day in the gym, lifting heavy weights, on the treadmill". Nishikori failed to make a huge comeback as the Austrian won by a 6-2 6-0 5-7 6-4 score.

Alexander Zverev of Germany (right) shakes hands with Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation after winning their men's round of 16 match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France.

"I think psychologically that is a big, big breakthrough for Zverev today".

When Jonathan tried to turn the subject back to sport, telling the rising star "you clearly love your tennis", Zverev responded 'not as much as your accent!' This was illustrated in the 10th game of the second set.

Former world number one Djokovic will face Italian surprise package Marco Cecchinato in his 40th major quarter-final.


On the men's side, Novak Djokovic was facing Fernando Verdasco on Court Philippe Chatrier, where he won the last of his 12 major titles in 2016.

Djokovic claimed a hard-fought 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 victory over a grieving Roberto Bautista Agut.

Later on Lenglen, Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki - seeded second - had a tough-looking fourth-round match against Daria Kasatkina.

Ottawa's Gabriela Dabrowski and Croatia's Mate Pavic cruised into the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles tournament with a 6-2, 6-3 win over France's Eduoard Roger-Vasselin and Andrea Sestini Hlavackova of the Czech Republic on Sunday. But Dzumhur felt it was within his reach and also ran out to catch it.

"Then once you get to the second week, every match obviously has more nerves, and there's more on the line".

Serbia´s Novak Djokovic (R) is congratulated by Spain´s Roberto Bautista Agut at the end of their men´s singles third round match, on day six of The Roland Garros 2018 French Open in Paris on June 1, 2018.

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season.

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