2015 French Open: Tsonga ousts Nishikori, Warwinka drops Federer
ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 03, 2015 03:34 PM
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The quarterfinals round of the 2015 French Open saw a couple of huge upsets in the men’s singles division, as 14th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, carrying the momentum from his big win over fourth seed Tomas Berdych in the fourth round to upset another top-seed in fifth seeded Kei Nishikori, while eighth seed Stan Warwinka sent second seed Roger Federer packing in straight sets.
Tsonga came out strong, taking the first two sets, but Nishikori bounced back to even things up. Tsonga closed out the final set, winning 6-3 to advance into the men’s singles semis.
Warwinka on the other hand, controlled the second seeded Federer from the start, taking the first two sets. Federer tried to keep things close in the final set, but the Swiss native ultimately took the final set and earning a trip to the semis.
Tsonga and Warwinka, both coming off huge upsets, will meet in the semifinals.
Day 10 results (Court Philippe Chatrier):
Women's Singles Quarterfinals: Ana Ivanovic def. Elina Svitolina (6–3, 6–2)
Men's Singles Quarterfinals: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga def. Kei Nishikori (6–1, 6–4, 4–6, 3–6, 6–3)
Day 10 results (Court Suzanne Lenglen):
Women's Singles Quarterfinals: Lucie Šafářová def. Garbiñe Muguruza (7–6(7–3), 6–3))
Men's Singles Quarterfinals: Stan Wawrinka def. Roger Federer (6–4, 6–3, 7–6(7–4))
Day 10 results (Court 1):
Women's Doubles Quarterfinals: Casey Dellacqua/Yaroslava Shvedova def. Michaëlla Krajicek/Barbora Strýcová (6–3, 7–5)
Men's Doubles Quarterfinals: Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan def. Marcin Matkowski/Nenad Zimonjic (6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–4)
Men's Doubles Quarterfinals: Jean-Julien Rojer/Horia Tecau def. Vasek Pospisil Jack Sock (6–3, 6–3)
Mixed Doubles Quarterfinals: Bethanie Mattek-Sands/Mike Bryan def. Anastasia Rodionova/Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (6–0, 7–6(7–3))
Day 11 will feature a highly-anticipated quarterfinals matchup between men’s singles number one seed Novak Djokovic and number six seed Rafael Nadal, while women’s singles number one Serena Williams takes on 17th seed Sara Errani.