2015 French Open: Sharapova falls, top seeds advance into quarters

ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 02, 2015 06:02 PM
2015 French Open Day 9 roundup
Women's 13th seed Lucie Safarova sent number two seed Maria Sharapova packing in day nine of the 2015 French Open (Associated Press Images)

Women’s number two seed Maria Sharapova found herself on the wrong end of an upset at Roland Garros, falling to Lucie Safarova in day nine of the 2015 French Open.

Women’s 13th seed Safarova volleyed her way into the quarterfinals, defeating Sharapova in two sets, 7–6(7–3), 6–4, while number one seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic also gain entry into the final eight with wins over Sloane Stephens and Richard Gasquet, respectively.

 

Day 9 Results (Court Philippe Chatrier):

Women's Singles 4th Round: Lucie Šafářová def. Maria Sharapova (7–6(7–3), 6–4)

Men's Singles 4th Round: Roger Federer def. Gaël Monfils (6–3, 4–6, 6–4, 6–1)

Women's Singles 4th Round: Serena Williams def. Sloane Stephens (1–6, 7–5, 6–3)

Men's Singles 4th Round: Novak Djokovic def. Richard Gasquet (6–1, 6–2, 6–3)

 

Over at the Grandstand, men’s top-ten seeds Andy Murray (3) and Rafael Nadal also advanced into the quarters with wins over Jeremy Chardy and Jock Sock respectively, while women’s fourth seed Petra Kvitova fell to 23rd seed Timea Bacsinszky.

 

Day 9 Results (Court Suzanne Lenglen):

Women's Singles 4th Round: Garbiñe Muguruza def. Flavia Pennetta (6–3, 6–4)

Men's Singles 4th Round: Andy Murray def. Jérémy Chardy (6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2)

Men's Singles 4th Round: Rafael Nadal def. Jack Sock (6–3, 6–1, 5–7, 6–2)

Women's Singles 4th Round: Timea Bacsinszky def. Petra Kvitová (2–6, 6–0, 6–3)

 

On Court 1, men’s seventh seed David Ferrer took out ninth seed Marin Cilic to round out the final eight.

 

Day 9 Results (Court 1):

Men's Singles 4th Round:  David Ferrer def. Marin Čilić (6–2, 6–2, 6–4)

Women's Singles 4th Round: Sara Errani def. Julia Görges (6–2, 6–2)

Women's Singles 4th Round: Alison Van Uytvanck def. Andreea Mitu (6–1, 6–3)

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