Rafael Nadal ramped up his quest for a fourth US Open title Monday with an impressive win over champion Marin Cilic to advance to the quarter-finals while Alexander Zverev slumped to a four-set defeat. Second seed Nadal -- the winner at Flushing Meadows in , and -- produced some electrifying moments of brilliance to end the challenge of Croatia's Marin Cilic , , , After barely breaking a sweat in reaching the last 16, a run that included a second-round walkover, Nadal stared down his stiffest test so far to surge into a quarter-final meeting with Argentine 20th seed Diego Schwartzman. Nadal reeled off nine games in succession across the third and fourth sets and 12 of the final 15 to nail down a 40th Grand Slam quarter-final appearance, nine of which have come at the US Open.
List of French Open champions
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Through , the French Championships were open only to French nationals or members of specific French clubs. Beginning in , the French Championships were open to all nationalities. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The champions listed are disputed, but are listed by a few sources, which means they are not included in the statistics charts because the slam does not consider them champions. They are listed here as a historical note. Archived from the original on Retrieved
Naomi Osaka avoids French Open upset; Simona Halep wins, too
Sun 4 Jun So, we have had some marvellous moments on day eight at Roland Garros, with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal both into quarter-finals. Jacob Steinberg will resume things here on an exciting day nine tomorrow. Ramos-Vinolas hits long a couple of times, allowing Djokovic two match points.
And then, suddenly, Williams was back. Dominant, even. Erasing a deficit of a set and a break, Williams recalibrated her shots and beat 17th-seeded Ashleigh Barty of Australia , , in a match that ended shortly before dusk.