The matches of the 1/8 finals of the French Open tennis championship took place in Paris.
In the WTA tournament ukrainian Elina Svitolina easily defeated Caroline Garcia. In the quarterfinals, she will play against Nadia Podoroska, who defeated Kreichikova. Suddenly she lost her match to Simona Halep, whose rival was Iga Švantek from Poland. In another match, Kiki Bertens lost to Martina Trevisan.
In the ATP grid, the participants of the quarter-finals were also determined. Rafael Nadal defeated Korda 3:0. Yannick Siner defeated Alexander Zverev. Dominic Thiem and Diego Schwarzman also won their matches.
“All of my generation tried very hard to be passionate, to play every single day trying our best and if that is a good inspiration for the young generation that is good. I am very happy for that. I really believe that we are a looking at a great player [in Sebastian]. He is young. Of course, he had some mistakes in some important moments, but the way that he hit the ball was really impressive,” Nadal said after match with Korda
The quarter-finals will begin on 6 October.