The world number one Andy Murray is out of the French Open after a epic five-set semi-final defeat to Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka 6-7 6-3 5-7 7-6 6-1. It was a repeat of last years semi-final, which Murray won before going on to lose in the final to Djokovic.
Wawrinka will now play inform Rafael Nadal in the final after his straight sets victory against Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-4 6-0. Nadal yet to drop a single set on his route to the final, is bidding to win his 10th French Open title.
Rafael Nadal continued his impressive form with a straight sets victory over Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1 6-2 6-2 to move into the last eight at Roland Garros. Nadal at the age of 31 is aiming to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event & will now face his fellow countryman Pablo Carreno Busta.
Novak Djokovic the second seed stays on course to meet Nadal in the semi-final after a victory today against Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 6-1 6-3. Next for Novak is sixth seed Dominic Thiem who is yet to drop a set on his way to the quarter-finals.
The world number one Andy Murray is into the fourth round of the French Open with a great victory over Juan Martin del Potro today in Paris. After a tight first set lasting 84 minutes, Murray came through in straight sets 7-6 7-5 6-0 & will now play American John Isner or Karen Khachanov from Russia.
Kyle Edmund the British number two run came to an end after losing to big serving Kevin Anderson from South Africa in five sets, the match lasted nearly four hours.
Andy Murray the World number one is into the third round of the French Open after beating Martin Klizan the unseeded Slovakian. Murray was slow to start & found himself a set down before coming through in four sets 6-7 6-2 6-2 7-6. Next up for Murray is Juan Martin del Potro.
Also into the third round is British number two Kyle Edmund after his victory against Renzo Olivo in straight sets 7-5 6-3 6-1. Kyle yet to drop a set will now face big serving South African kevin Anderson who beat Nick Kyrgios 5-7 6-4 6-1 6-2.
Rafael Nadal the nine-time winner & Novak Djokovic the defending champion both progressed to the third round of the French Open with straight sets victories today in Paris. Nadal seeded fourth looked very sharp beating Dutchman Robin Haase 6-1 6-4 6-3, while Djokovic won against Joao Sousa from Portugal 6-1 6-4 6-3. Rafael & Novak are on course to meet each other in the semi-finals if the next few rounds go to plan.
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The British number two Heather Watson is one victory from reaching the main draw of the French Open after beating Tereza Smitkova in straight sets today 6-4 7-6. Watson will now take on Richel Hogenkamp the fourth seed in the final qualifying round tomorrow.
Watson this year has fallen down the rankings to 118 and missed out on direct entry into a Grand Slam for the first time in three years.
The 20 -year old Alexander Zverev stunned Novak Djokovic to win the Italian Open in straight sets 6-4 6-3 & become the youngest player to win a ATP 1000 tournament since Djokovic, aged 19 in Miami, 10 years ago. Zverev will now move to number 10 in the world rankings.
Big news is Djokovic has announced Andre Agassi as his new coach & will be with him at the French Open starting this Sunday.
Novak Djokovic the world number two booked his place in todays final in Rome at the Italian Open with a impressive victory over Dominic Thiem just losing one game 6-1 6-0. Djokovic will now face the German Alexander Zverev after he came through against big serving American John Isner 6-4 6-7 6-1.
Rafael Nadal the seven-time champion is out of the Italian Open in Rome after losing to Dominic Thiem in straight sets 6-4 6-3. Thiem victory brings Nadal 17 matches winning run on clay this season to an end & will now face Novak Djokovic or Juan Martin del Potro in the semi finals.
In the other semi-final today big serving John Isner is taking on Alexander Zverev.