French Open Day Four at a glance
ABS-CBN Sports on May 26, 2016 11:14 AM
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka looks at the ball as he plays a shot in his second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Japanís Daniel Taro at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — A look at Day 4 of the French Open on Wednesday:
Weather: Partly cloudy. High of 68 degrees (20 Celsius).
Men's seeded winners: No. 2 Andy Murray, No. 3 Stan Wawrinka, No. 5 Kei Nishikori, No. 8 Milos Raonic, No. 9 Richard Gasquet, No. 15 John Isner, No. 16 Gilles Simon, No. 17 Nick Kyrgios, No. 22 Viktor Troicki, No. 23 Jack Sock, No. 27 Ivo Karlovic, No. 30 Jeremy Chardy.
Men's seeded losers: No. 19 Benoit Paire, No. 29 Lucas Pouille.
Women's seeded winners: No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 4 Garbine Muguruza, No. 6 Simona Halep, No. 10 Petra Kvitova, No. 11 Lucie Safarova, No. 13 Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 19 Sloane Stephens, No. 21 Sam Stosur, No. 24 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No. 25 Irina-Camelia Begu, No. 30 Barbora Strycova.
Women's seeded loser: No. 27 Ekaterina Makarova.
Stat of the Day: 1991 — The last time a man older than Karlovic, 37, reached the third round at a Grand Slam tournament (Jimmy Connors, 39, at the 1991 U.S. Open).
Quote of the day: "The thing that I actually get the most impressed with (in) Paris is the containment of the beauty of the architecture that is here. There is a lot of character in each building." — Raonic.
On court Thursday: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Steve Darcis, No. 4 Rafael Nadal vs. Facundo Bagnis, No. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. Marcos Baghdatis, No. 7 Tomas Berdych vs. Malek Jaziri; No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Teliana Pereira, No. 8 Timea Bacsinszky vs. Eugenie Bouchard, No. 9 Venus Williams vs. Louisa Chirico, No. 14 Ana Ivanovic vs. Kurumi Nara.
Thursday's forecast: Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 73 degrees (23 Celsius).