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French Open Diary: Forgetful Nishikori, elastic Monfils and a glass (or two ...


Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori were among those to advance in the men's draw, while Simona Halep cruised through to further underline her status as strong favourite among the women.


As ever, Gael Monfils entertained a partisan home crowd on Court Philippe Chatrier but his flexibility could not help him overcome Wawrinka.


Petra Martic's surprise run was ended at round four, but the Croatian was not about to let her defeat to Elina Svitolina stop her from enjoying a beverage or two...


The world number 290 came agonisingly close to springing a huge shock on Monday, going down in three sets to fifth seed Svitolina after leading 5-2 in the third.


The great showman showcased his athletic prowess once again during his defeat to Wawrinka on Court Philippe Chatrier, sprinting forward to retrieve a ball before sliding with his right foot to the extent that he almost did the splits.




READ MORE (Yahoo Sports)


  • 5 on 3: Svitolina's miraculous win, Halep's rout set up marquee QFTennis Magazine
  • Halep, Svitolina in quarter finalsThe Shillong Times
  • Elina Svitolina ends Petra Martic dream run to reach French Open quartersThe New Indian Express
  • Tennis: Poland's Magda Linette out of French Openthenews.pl
  • Never-say-die Svitolina ends Martic run in ParisThe Star Online
  • Simona Halep to face Elina Svitolina in French OpenSkySports
  • French Open: Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina advance to quarterfinalsThe Indian Express
  • Svitolina steps up to complete comeback win over MarticWTA Tennis
  • LIVE Elina Svitolina - Simona Halep - French Open women Tennis - 7 June 2017Eurosport.com


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