Aliaksandra Sasnovich advanced to the fourth round of the French Open by defeating a Grand Slam winner for the second time in a row.
At Court Simonne Mathieu, the 51st Belarussian defeated 3 key winner Angelique Kerber 6-4, 7-6 (5).In the second match, Sasnovich defeated defending US Open winner Emma Raducanu.She will next encounter Italian player Martina Trevisan, her greatest Grand Slam finish was a quarterfinal victory at Roland Garros two years later.
Coco Gauff advanced to the fourth round against French Open after defeating Kaia Kanepi.The smallest left woman in the draw, Gauff, 18, upset the oldest remaining woman, Kanepi, 36, 6-3, 6-4. The teenage American is attempting to better on her quarterfinal performance at Roland Garros last year.
Gauff covered various trump cards and five double-faults versus her Estonian player’s 29 incorrect mistakes. In her first 3 games, the adolescent has not lost a set.
Gauff’s first opponent is No. 31 Elise Mertens.
runner-up in the US Open For the very first time, Leylah Fernandez has advanced to the fourth round of the French Open.
At Court Philippe Chatrier, the 19-year-old Canadian defeated Olympic gold medallist Belinda Bencic 7-5, 3-6, 7-5.
Fernandez, the 17th seed, broke Bencic in the 11th game of the final set and served out the victory. She had saved two set points in the first game.
Fernandez will next face Amanda Anisimova, a 20-year-old who reached the Roland Garros semifinals in 2019.
Eugenie Bouchard’s semifinal appearance at the French Open in 2014 was the greatest finish for a Canadian woman.
Karolina Muchova was forced to withdraw from the French Open after injuring her right ankle, allowing Amanda Anisimova to go to the fourth round.
Muchova rushed to the court to relinquish the match to the 27th-seeded Anisimova, an American who reached the Roland Garros quarterfinals at the age of 17 in 2019.
In the second set, Muchova twisted her right foot while serving at 2-all. During the game, she walked to the sideline to be examined by a doctor and a trainer, who bandaged up her ankle.
Muchova dropped seven consecutive games following the medical intermission before quitting from the tournament.
In the first round, Anisimova defeated four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka.
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