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.

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