French Open

Teenager Ostapenko in French Open quarters

2017-06-04 18:01
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Paris - Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final on Sunday with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over 2010 runner-up Samantha Stosur.

Ostapenko, 19, who uses ballroom dancing as part of her training regime, hit 46 winners past the 23rd-seeded Australian, a semi-finalist last year.

Ostapenko will take on 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki for a place in the semi-finals.

French Open results on Sunday, the eighth day of the 2017 tournament at Roland Garros (x denotes seeding):

Men

4th rd

Pablo Carreo-Busta (ESP x20) bt Milos Raonic (CAN x5) 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 8-6

Rafael Nadal (ESP x4) bt Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP x17) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2

3rd rd

Karen Khachanov (RUS) bt John Isner (USA x21) 7-6 (7/1), 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3)

Kei Nishikori (JPN x8) bt Hyeon Chung (KOR) 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 0-6, 6-4

Gael Monfils (FRA x15) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA x24) 7-6 (7/5), 5-7, 4-3 -- retired

Women

4th rd

Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) bt Samantha Stosur (AUS x23) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4

Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x11) bt Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS x8) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

3rd rd

Elina Svitolina (UKR x5) bt Magda Linette (POL) 6-4, 7-5

Petra Martic (CRO) bt Anastasija Sevastova (LAT x17) 6-1, 6-1

Vernica Cepede (PAR) bt Mariana Duque (COL) 3-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-3

Karolna Plskov (CZE x2) bt Carina Witthoeft (GER) 7-5, 6-1

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