French Open Highlights: Iga Swiatek, Casper Ruud, Alexander Zverev enter semifinal
French Open Highlights: – World No.1 Iga Swiatek, fourth seed Casper Ruud and Alexander Zverev clinched victories in the quarterfinal matches at…
French Open Highlights: – World No.1 Iga Swiatek, fourth seed Casper Ruud and Alexander Zverev clinched victories in the quarterfinal matches at the French Open 2023 on Wednesday, 7th June 2023. Earlier in the day, 14th seed Beatriz Haddad Maia defeated seventh seed Ons Jabeur with a 3-6, 7-6, 6-1. Iga Swiatek sailed past Coco Gauff with a 6-4, 6-2 victory. Zverev and Ruud defeated Tomas Etcheverry and Holger Rune respectively.
- Alexander Zverev BEAT Tomas Etcheverry – 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
- Casper Ruud BEAT Holger Rune – 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
- Ons Jabeur LOST TO Beatriz Haddad Maia – 6-3, 6-7. 1-6
- Iga Swiatek BEAT Coco Gauff – 6-4, 6-2
Alexander Zverev vs Tomas Etcheverry
Alexander Zverev didn’t have things all his own way on Wednesday, but he stepped up when needed to reach the semi-finals at Roland Garros for the third consecutive season.
In a heavy-hitting baseline battle against Tomas Martin Etcheverry, Zverev overcame an attacking bombardment from the Argentine to triumph 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Court Philippe-Chatrier.
Casper Ruud vs Holger Rune
For the second straight year in the Roland Garros quarter-finals, Casper Ruud edged fellow Scandinavian Holger Rune in four entertaining sets on Court Philippe-Chatrier. On Wednesday evening, the fourth-seeded Norwegian earned a 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory against the Dane to continue his bid for a second consecutive final at the clay-court major.
Ruud improved to 5-1 in the pair’s ATP Head2Head, avenging a Rome semi-final defeat from last month. All six of their meetings have come on clay.
Ons Jabeur vs Beatriz Haddad Maia
No.14 seed Beatriz Haddad Maia became the first Brazilian woman to reach the Roland Garros semifinals in the Open Era after upsetting No.7 seed Ons Jabeur 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-1 in 2 hours and 29 minutes.
Iga Swiatek vs Coco Gauff
In a rematch of last year’s final, defending champion and World No.1 Iga Swiatek defeated No.6 seed Coco Gauff 6-4, 6-2 in their quarterfinal clash and returned to the Roland Garros semifinals.
Top-seeded Swiatek, the French Open champion in 2020 as well as last year, improved her head-to-head against Gauff to 7-0 (14-0 in sets) with her 1-hour and 28-minute victory on Court Philippe Chatrier on Wednesday.
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