French Open: Tsitsipas eliminated, Kudermetova will face Kasatkina in QF

Denmark’s Holger Rune stunned fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-5 3-6 6-3 6-4 to enter the men’s singles quarter-final while Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova beat Madison Keys to set up a quarter-final clash of the final with the compariot Daria Kasatkina.

Holger Rune, 19, won the first set 7-5 but the French Open 2021 runner-up made a comeback in the second set winning it 3-6 but the Dane won the next two sets 6-3 6- 4 .

Rune will now face Casper Ruud in the quarterfinals who defeated Hubert Hurkacz. Eighth seed Ruud becomes the first Norwegian player to appear in a Grand Slam quarter-final with a 6-2 6-3 3-6 6-3 win over Hurkacz.

In women’s singles, Veronika Kudermetova came from a set down to beat American Madison Keys to set up a quarter-final against compariot Daria Kasatkina.

29th seed Kudermetova beat 22nd seed Keys 1-6 6-3 6-1 to enter a Grand Slam quarter-final for the first time.

On the other hand, world number 20 Kasatkina beat Italian Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-2.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been edited by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear reader,

Business Standard has always endeavored to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that matter to you and that have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your constant encouragement and feedback on how to improve our offering has only strengthened our resolve and commitment to these ideals. Even in these challenging times stemming from Covid-19, we remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative opinions and incisive commentary on relevant topical issues.
However, we have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more so that we can continue to bring you more great content. Our subscription model has received an encouraging response from many of you who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of bringing you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practice the journalism we are committed to.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

digital editor

Comments are closed.