HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-French Open day six

Schwartzman desperate to watch Champions League final We'll always have Paris, Saville consoles husband after defeats Anisimova reaches 4th round as injury forces Muchova out Halep hopes to learn from on-court panic attack French Open order of play on Saturday 1714 QUALIFIER ZAPATA MIRALLES KNOCKS OUT ISNER Spanish qualifier Bernabe Zapata Miralles reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time by beating American 23rd seed John Isner 6-4 3-6 6-4 6-7(5) 6-3 in a contest that lasted nearly 3-1/2 hours.


Reuters | Paris | Updated: 28-05-2022 01:05 IST | Created: 28-05-2022 01:05 IST
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Highlights of the sixth day at the French Open, the second Grand Slam of the year, on Friday (times GMT): 1906 ZVEREV SAILS INTO FOURTH ROUND

Third seed and last year's semi-finalist Alexander Zverev reached the fourth round by winning 7-6(2) 6-3 7-6(5) against American Brandon Nakashima. The German, who won the Olympic gold in Tokyo last year, will be playing in the fourth round in Paris for the fifth consecutive year.

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French Open order of play on Saturday 1714 QUALIFIER ZAPATA MIRALLES KNOCKS OUT ISNER

Spanish qualifier Bernabe Zapata Miralles reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time by beating American 23rd seed John Isner 6-4 3-6 6-4 6-7(5) 6-3 in a contest that lasted nearly 3-1/2 hours. 1705 AZARENKA KNOCKED OUT BY TEICHMANN

Number 15 seed and twice major winner Victoria Azarenka slumped out in Paris, losing 4-6 7-5 7-6(5) to Swiss 23rd seed Jil Teichmann in the third round after three hours 18 minutes. Teichmann will play in the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time. She faces American Sloane Stephens, the 2018 finalist, who beat Frenchwoman Diane Parry 6-2 6-3.

1552 NADAL SEES OFF VAN DE ZANDSCHULP Spaniard Rafa Nadal kept alive his quest for a record-extending 14th Roland Garros crown with a 6-3 6-2 6-4 victory over Botic van de Zandschulp on Court Suzanne-Lenglen.

Nadal will take on Canadian ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime, who claimed a hard-fought 7-6(3) 7-6(2) 7-5 win over Serbian Filip Krajinovic in three hours. 1507 DJOKOVIC CRUISES PAST BEDENE

World number one Novak Djokovic breezed into the last 16 with a dominant 6-3 6-3 6-2 win over Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene in just under one hour 45 minutes on Court Philippe-Chatrier. Djokovic, the reigning champion, remains on course to win a record-equalling 21st Grand Slam title and will face Diego Schwartzman for a place in the quarter-finals.

1331 GAUFF BEATS KANEPI American 18-year-old Coco Gauff, the youngest player in the women's draw, reached the fourth round with a 6-3 6-4 win over 36-year-old Kaia Kanepi, who is the oldest women's player in Paris.

Gauff will next face Belgian 31st seed Elise Mertens. 1324 KERBER KNOCKED OUT BY SASNOVICH

Angelique Kerber's quest of completing a career Grand Slam came to an end after the 21st seed was knocked out of Paris, losing 6-4 7-6(5) to Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the third round. Sasnovich will be heading to the fourth round at the clay court major for the first time.

1258 FERNANDEZ OUSTS BENCIC Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez, a U.S. Open finalist last year, battled past Olympic champion Belinda Bencic 7-5 3-6 7-5 to advance to the last 16 in Paris for the first time and set up a meeting with American Amanda Anisimova.

1130 ANISIMOVA RECEIVES WALKOVER Amanda Anisimova booked her place in the fourth round after opponent Karolina Muchova retired at 6-7(7) 6-2 3-0 in the third set following an ankle injury.

1128 SCHWARTZMAN EASES PAST DIMITROV Argentine 15th seed Diego Schwartzman ripped a spectacular backhand winner to wrap up a 6-3 6-1 6-2 win over Grigor Dimitrov, who racked up a staggering 59 unforced errors, to reach the last 16 in Paris for the third straight year.

(Compiled by Dhruv Munjal, Hritika Sharma and Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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